Red Hat Receives Overall “Positive” Rating in Gartner’s 2018 Vendor Rating


Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced Gartner, Inc., a leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry, has given the company an overall “Positive” rating in its 2018 Vendor Rating report for the fourth consecutive time.

From Red Hat’s perspective, the overall “Positive” rating reflects on the strength of Red Hat’s open hybrid cloud portfolio, container-based technologies and datacenter automation, as well as their ability to meet customers’ needs as they modernize IT systems with flexible and agile open source solutions.

Gartner Vendor Ratings assess many different aspects of a technology provider, such as its products, support, pricing, technology, strategy and financials, These ratings are periodically revised to reflect changes in assessment when a significant internal or external event directly affects the provider.

Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to provide reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. As a connective hub in a global network of enterprises, partners, and open source communities, Red Hat helps create relevant, innovative technologies that liberate resources for growth and prepare customers for the future of IT. Learn more at

Gartner’s Vendor Ratings are structured reports that define Gartner’s position on an individual vendor as a whole, not just on its position within a single market. Gartner’s evaluation was based on various criteria, such as Red Hat’s strategy, products and services, technology, marketing, and corporate viability.

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