Dell and Red Hat Announce OEM Partnership

May 10, 2012

Dell and Red Hat Launch OEM Solutions group for integrated hardware/software solutions.

Dell and Red Hat, Inc. have announced an agreement to produce Dell and Red Hat hardware/software solutions for IT manufacturers worldwide. The Dell OEM Solutions group will offer flexible, integrated systems based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Red Hat JBoss Middleware Solutions. 

Dell’s OEM Partner Program is designed to be a customizable, one-stop shop for manufacturers. The program is organized into OEM Channel Partners and OEM Solution Partners and includes various levels and types of partnerships that tailor support according to customer needs. 

The announcement states that these companies provide IT manufacturers with several key components for success, including: deep technical resources and close collaboration with critical suppliers; best-of-breed technologies at competitive price points; product certification and regulatory compliance; extended-life products with locked down hardware configurations; and a high level of product customization and branding.

“The technical integration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and JBoss Middleware offerings with Dell solutions addresses customer specific requirements including regulatory compliance, product life cycles, and quality testing,” said Ron Pugh, executive director and general manager, Dell OEM Solutions, Americas. 

More information is available in a whitepaper from Red Hat.

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