Red Hat CEO: PaaS is the new application server

In an interview with InfoWorld, CEO Jim Whitehurst discusses Red Hat's ambitions with the cloud and OpenShift

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In an interview with InfoWorld, CEO Jim Whitehurst discusses Red Hat's ambitions with the cloud and OpenShift

Red Hat is best known for its RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) distribution, but the company has been making a big push into cloud computing with its OpenShift platform as a service, offered in both public and private cloud versions. Initially launched three years ago, OpenShift is based on RHEL and offers autoscaling while letting developers focus on code and automating IT service delivery. InfoWorld Editor at Large Paul Krill recently spoke with Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst about the company's cloud efforts.

InfoWorld: Are enterprises really making a concerted effort to move applications to PaaS, or are they still keeping that in-house?

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