Azure customers will be allowed to install their own Red Hat virtual machines and run applications like JBoss Web Server, Gluster Storage and OpenShift. There will be pay-as-you-go Red Hat Linux images available.
The companies will have support teams on the same premises to allow integrated support.
Red Hat’s virtual machine and cloud management system, CloudForms, will add support for Azure deployments. Integration with Microsoft’s System Center allows customers to manage Red Hat Linux on Hyper-V and Azure.
Developers will also have access to .NET technologies across Red Hat offerings, including Red Hat OpenShift and Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Microsoft cloud and enterprise division executive vice president Scott Guthrie said: ""With this partnership, we are expanding our commitment to offering unmatched choice and flexibility in the cloud today, meeting customers where they are so they can do more with their hybrid cloud deployments — all while fulfilling the rigorous security and scalability requirements that enterprises demand."
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