Red Hat, a world leader in the development of open source software, and I.T. Co., one of the leading Russian systems integrators, have strengthened their partnership. The status of Red Hat Advanced Partner is a result of I.T. Co's engineering experience and confirmation of the high level of qualification of its specialists, experts in the area of creating comprehensive solutions based on the global vendor's software.
Under the new agreement, I.T. Co. will offer a full portfolio of open source solutions from the market leader. This new level of partnership ensures I.T. Co.'s customers professional execution of works in the selection, implementation, and technical support of Red Hat software-based solutions.
Mikhail Makedonsky, Head of the Center of Customized Software Development, I.T. Co.: "Anticipating customer demand for high-quality services for the implementation of reliable and protected Enterprise-class systems based on open source products and relying on the high degree of interest of Russian companies to reduce the cost of software purchases, I.T. Co. conducted a number of procedures for improving our specialists' expertise in the development of customized solutions based on Red Hat technologies. The status of Advanced Parter specialized in Middleware Solutions is a fundamentally new stage in the relationship between our company and the manufacturer of open source software. We hope the new expertise will allow us to expand the pool of customers who are building their corporate systems on the basis of Red Hat products."
Sergey Bugrin, Red Hat Business Development Director for Russia and CIS: "Red Hat is well-known in the Russian IT market as a manufacturer of a full stack of infrastructure solutions, including the software-defined storage system (RH Storage Server), the RHEV visualization platform, and server-side OS (RHEL). JBoss is lesser known. It's a complex of technological software solutions for providing interaction between various applications, systems, and components (so-called Middleware). In the Western market, JBoss is regarded as a strong competitor of well-known proprietary solutions, so I.T. Co. receiving the status of Advanced Partner specialized in Middleware is further proof of the growing popularity of the JBoss family of products among Russian customers. Our partner network has been expanded by the leading player, who has vast experience in creating and supporting corporate systems, and our collaboration opens new segments of the Russian IT market for both companies."
About Red Hat
Red Hat is one of the most well-known companies delivering products and solutions based on the Linux free operating system. Red Hat is universally recognized as the leader among open source product developers; all of its software is open. It created a unique ecosystem covering all the needs of the user and allowing smooth familiarization with the functionality and operational principles of the required software product, and then purchase of a subscription for a comparable, full-featured solution including technical support and maintenance.