Red Hat Premier Cloud status demonstrates OCF's commitment to Cloud Infrastructure technologies including OpenStack, Containerisation (OpenShift), and Cloud & Virtualised Infrastructure Management through CloudForms.
The level has been achieved through the completion of advanced technical, architecture and sales training and tests to further develop and demonstrate OCF's expertise in this area.
The Premier level recognises OCF's contribution to Red Hat and the Red Hat partner ecosystem and enables OCF to have the highest level of visibility at Red Hat and in the marketplace and access to the most competitive Red Hat pricing. The Cloud Infrastructure
Specialist status means OCF gets priority when it comes to deploying Red Hat Cloud Solutions with our customers. Additional support and expertise are also available from Red Hat which can provide a rapid and in-depth response to any customer questions.
"We recognise that Red Hat's Cloud products can offer excellent benefits to our customers. Being a Premier Cloud partner has enabled OCF's sales and technical teams to develop their knowledge to provide customers with the most innovative solutions to meet their requirements," says Mahesh Pancholi, business development manager, OCF plc. "This status complements OCF's partner levels with other vendors and demonstrates our commitment to Red Hat."
OCF started working in partnership with Red Hat in 2014. Since the partnership commenced installations have been completed at a number of customers including MRC eMedLab.