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Red Hat on Azure

Deploy secure, reliable, flexible hybrid cloud environments using Red Hat solutions on Azure—a fully comprehensive cloud for open source architectures

Deploy your Red Hat solutions on Azure

Get industry-leading co-located support, unique hybrid capabilities, and the abilities to provision your own virtual machines (VMs) or choose from hundreds of pre-provisioned images.

Get no-hassle, unified global support

Save yourself time, hassle, and stress by taking advantage of the industry’s only coordinated global user support service. This unique, co-located support service by Azure and Red Hat features multi-lingual support engineers across 18 regions, a coordinated escalation and resolution process, and integrated ticketing.

Administer and secure complex hybrid infrastructures more easily

Streamline costs and build scalable, adaptable environments to help your organization be more agile and keep its competitive edge. Boost your innovation with hybrid capabilities including interoperability and portability across hybrid infrastructure, unified management, and consistent application development and deployment across environments.

Use pre-provisioned VMs or create your own

Provision your own Red Hat Enterprise Linux VMs on Azure or choose from hundreds of pre-provisioned images from the Azure Marketplace.

Keep your Red Hat apps always up to date

Run apps that are always up to date with Red Hat Update Infrastructure on Azure. Keep running previous app versions by using Extended Lifecycle Support.

Customers are doing great things with Red Hat on Azure

Using Azure as its preferred cloud platform, Adobe ensures that its vast open-source app portfolio—including products running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux—are fast, reliable, and more secure.


EY India’s massive DigiGST tax compliance solution gets high availability, processing speed, and availability by running its app and web services on Red Hat Enterprise Linux on Azure.


Hitachi speeds dev environment setup for large-scale, mission-critical systems from days to minutes by using Red Hat OpenShift on Azure.


"…there was a strong partnership between Microsoft and Red Hat. Because support guidelines were organized clearly in documents and the construction of SAP environments was also covered, we felt that we could proceed with the work safely."

Takashi Shirano Managing Executive Officer Kyuden Business Solutions

"With Microsoft Azure, we get an open and flexible cloud infrastructure that supports our Red Hat ecosystem and helps us deliver superior products to our customers."

Johannes Hansen, Senior Director Process Automation and Technology for AVIATAR

Get started today with Red Hat on Azure

Choose the best option for you—even migrate your current Red Hat subscription:

Try before you buy: get started with Red Hat Linux on Azure with a free trial and a $200 credit to explore any Azure service for 30 days.

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Migrate your current Red Hat subscription to Azure or simply pay as you go.

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Use Red Hat Cloud Access to move your Red Hat subscriptions to Azure.

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Use pre-provisioned VMs or create your own

Provision your own Red Hat Enterprise Linux virtual machines on Azure or download pre-provisioned images from the Azure Marketplace.

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