Azure Red Hat OpenShift
Deploy and scale containers on managed Red Hat OpenShift.
Build, deploy, and scale apps on OpenShift with confidence
Highly available, fully managed public and private clusters, automated operations, and over-the-air platform upgrades.
Built on top of upstream Kubernetes and bundled with key capabilities for unified operations as a complete platform.
Joint engineering, operation, and support from Microsoft and Red Hat, with multiple compliance certifications.
Clusters deployed to Azure and billed to your subscription in more than 20 regions worldwide.
Focus on what matters
Provision self-service, on-demand application stacks
Use built-in CI/CD
Try the rapid cloud development experience
Deliver applications with less operational complexity
Create public and private clusters in a few minutes
Deploy an Azure Red Hat OpenShift cluster across multiple Azure Availability Zones where supported. Azure Red Hat OpenShift is jointly operated and supported by Microsoft and Red Hat with a service-level agreement (SLA) of 99.95 percent availability.
Control user and project access
Set up users, projects, and quotas. Review the cluster capacity and utilization, and monitor deployments using the administrator perspective in the web console.
Discover Operators from the Kubernetes community and Red Hat partners
Easily install Operators on your clusters for optional add-ons and shared services such as AI, machine learning, application runtimes, data, document stores, monitoring logging and insights, security, and messaging services.
Automate operations with over-the-air cluster updates
Automatically apply critical patch updates to clusters in Azure Red Hat OpenShift without affecting your deployed applications.
Comprehensive security and compliance, built in
Microsoft invests more than USD$1 billion annually on cybersecurity research and development.
We employ more than 3,500 security experts who are dedicated to data security and privacy.
Flexible and on-demand pricing
Azure Red Hat OpenShift charges for the virtual machines (VMs) provisioned in the clusters and OpenShift licenses based on the VM instance selected. Deploy a cluster using on-demand pricing or purchase OpenShift worker node reserved instances, whichever best meets the needs of your workload and business.
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After 12 months, you'll keep getting 55+ always-free services—and still pay only for what you use beyond your free monthly amounts.
Customers are doing great things on Azure Red Hat OpenShift
Azure Red Hat OpenShift resources and documentation
Frequently asked questions about Azure Red Hat OpenShift
Everything you need to deploy and manage containers is bundled with Azure Red Hat OpenShift, including container management, automation (Operators), networking, load balancing, service mesh, CI/CD, firewall, monitoring, registry, authentication, and authorization capabilities. These components are tested together for unified operations as a complete platform. Automated cluster operations, including over-the-air platform upgrades, further enhance your Kubernetes experience.
Red Hat OpenShift is built from familiar upstream Kubernetes projects, so switching to it is simple. Switch quickly with minimal disruption to the way you code using your choice of supported languages, frameworks, and databases. Simplify agile development with embedded CI/CD, container catalog, and image streams, or use your existing pipeline.
No, you don't need to sign a contract with Red Hat. Azure Red Hat OpenShift billing falls under Azure paid services.
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