The Structure 50: The Top 50 Cloud Innovators

Red Hat

Founded 1995
Investors Public Company
Structure50 Topic Data Center
Description Red Hat is the world’s most-profitable open source vendor. Aside from its flagship Linux OS, Red Hat offers virtualization, application platform and cloud software.
GigaOM’s Take Red Hat is poised to have a major impact on cloud computing, thanks to some serious investments at all layers of the cloud stack. The company’s KVM hypervisor is its cloud foundation, but it also has PaaS software via its Makara acquisition and is leading the interoperability fight with the Deltacloud API.