ABB will deliver digital solutions to customers on-demand using Red Hat OpenShift.
ABB and Red Hat recently announced a global partnership to enable industries using ABB’s process automation and industrial software to scale rapidly and flexibly leveraging Red Hat’s industry leading enterprise platforms and application services built on Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
The collection, management, and analysis of industrial plant data is critical to improve the efficiency of operations while addressing safety, security and productivity needs.
The partnership enables virtualization and containerization of automation software with Red Hat OpenShift to provide advanced flexibility in hardware deployment, optimized according to application needs. It also provides efficient system orchestration, enabling real-time, data-based decision making at the edge and further processing in the cloud.
“Together, we intend to streamline the transition from automated to autonomous operations and address current and future manufacturing needs using open-source technologies,” remarked Matt Hicks, EVP, Products and Technologies, Red Hat.
“The alliance with Red Hat will see ABB continue helping our customers improve their operations as they navigate a rapidly evolving digital landscape,” commented Bernhard Eschermann, CTO, ABB Process Automation.