What are IBM Cloud Paks?
Beyond containers and Kubernetes, enterprises need to orchestrate their production topology, and to provide management, security and governance for their applications. IBM Cloud™ Paks are enterprise-ready, containerised software solutions that give clients an open, faster and more secure way to move core business applications to any cloud. Each IBM Cloud Pak™ includes containerised IBM middleware and common software services for development and management, on top of a common integration layer — designed to reduce development time by up to 84 percent and operational expenses by up to 75 percent.* IBM Cloud Paks run wherever Red Hat® OpenShift® runs and are optimised for productivity and performance on Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud.
What is Red Hat Openshift?
Built by open source leaders, Red Hat® OpenShift® is a leading enterprise Kubernetes platform: a security-focused, consistent foundation to deliver applications anywhere, with streamlined developer workflows to get to market faster.
With Red Hat OpenShift, innovators can focus on what matters most: staying competitive and continually exceeding customer expectations. Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform Red Hat OpenShift has everything needed for hybrid cloud, enterprise container, and Kubernetes development and deployments. It includes an enterprise-grade Linux® operating system, container runtime, networking, monitoring, container registry, authentication, and authorisation solutions.
A fascinating SCC and IBM webinar – Containerisation – The Future of IT infrastructure was held on 24th March 2020 where speakers provided detailed information on how container technology and container orchestration are revolutionising deployment and management of applications in a multi-node distributed environment at scale. Also, how SCC is well placed to be the clients’ “Trusted Advisor” in this space; bringing together the best software solutions and skills required from the Red Hat and IBM communities.