Learn how certifying on the leading enterprise Linux platform is a recipe for success.

Whether you are a hardware vendor providing physical infrastructure, or an ISV delivering software components or applications, you depend on an enterprise-grade operating system to offer customers a robust business solution. For more than 12 years, Red Hat has offered a secure, flexible, and scalable open platform, and worked with partners to build a vibrant ecosystem around it.

By aligning with Red Hat Enterprise Linux, your products benefit from a consistent experience across a wide range of deployment scenarios, from physical to virtual datacenters to the cloud. And they leverage the stabilty and predictable cadence of a 10+ years life cycle, minimizing your development and maintenance and preserving your investment.

Certification offers these benefits:

  • Access new operating system releases to stay ahead of customer demand
  • Capitalize on Red Hat’s compatibility guarantee and best practices to ensure investment protection
  • Retain certification throughout the entire life cycle of a major Red Hat Enterprise Linux release

How do I certify my product?

If you are a hardware or component vendor, Red Hat Hardware Certification is made for you. By engaging in our certification, you get:

  • Automated test suite
  • Access to review service, including development of test plans suited to your system
  • Listing on the certified catalog in Red Hat's Customer Portal

For additional details, see the Hardware Certification Policy Guide.

If you are an independent software vendor and commercially support your application on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, you can have your product listed in the software section of our catalog as "Self Certified". Located in Red Hat's Customer Portal, this catalog is a primary destination for end users looking for commercial solutions.

If you want to take advantage of this opportunity, but are not in our program yet, register now and join the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Zone. If you are already a partner in the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Zone, follow the Technology Adoption link. We'll walk you through the steps needed.