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Red Hat Delivers Unified Integration Platform for Cloud-Native Application Development

February 13, 2019

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 13, 2019--Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced an expansion of its integration product portfolio with new components and capabilities for connecting applications, data and devices across hybrid architectures. The additions are featured in the latest release of Red Hat Integration, and include Red Hat AMQ Online, Red Hat AMQ Streams, new connectors for Red Hat Fuse Online, and end-to-end application programming interface (API) lifecycle support.

Building on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, the industry’s most comprehensive enterprise Kubernetes platform, these technologies are designed to weave together critical integration and messaging capabilities with a cloud-native toolchain to provide a unified end-to-end experience, from design to development, deployment and management.

Self-service messaging on a cloud platform

Messaging enables applications to exchange data with each other while at the same time insulating the system from potential service interruptions or implementation changes. AMQ Online, now available, is designed to deliver the same powerful connectivity capabilities of Red Hat AMQ with the speed and flexibility of a cloud-based service. This is designed to provide developers with on-demand self-service messaging capabilities through a browser, enabling them to provision and scale application messaging when and where they need it.

Event streaming for cloud-native applications

Red Hat Integration now includes AMQ Streams, a high-performance data streaming capability in Red Hat AMQ that is designed to bring speed and scale to event-driven microservices environments. Based on the Apache Kafka open source project, AMQ Streams has been optimized for running on OpenShift Container Platform where it can take advantage of OpenShift Operators to automate the deployment, management, upgrades and configuration of a Kafka ecosystem installation.

Integrate more with less code

Red Hat’s low-code integration Platform-as-a-Service (iPaaS) offering, Fuse Online, now includes predefined connectors for enterprise data sources, including Google Calendar and Slack, enabling the platform to send and receive related events and messages; Apache Kafka, to help connect to data streams; and, available as a technology preview, access to Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource (FHIR)-based healthcare data.

Predefined connectors like these, as well as the more than 200 connectors already available through Red Hat Fuse, enable users to more quickly integrate enterprise data sources into their application environment.

End-to-end API lifecycle support

As building blocks underpinning today’s hyperconnected economy, APIs can shift the way organizations conduct business in the digital era. The ability to more quickly deliver API-centric services and solutions can help businesses accelerate innovation and time-to-market.

To better enable organizations to meet this need, Red Hat Integration adds support for the API lifecycle, including:

Design, using a web-based API designer that implements the OpenAPI 2.0 specification; Development, augmented by the ability for users to kickstart their API development by generating an implementation from either new or preexisting API definitions; Deployment as cloud-native services within OpenShift Container Platform, extending connectivity across hybrid and multicloud environments; Management -- APIs deployed in OpenShift Container Platform can be discovered and managed

In addition, Red Hat Integration now includes a command line interface that enables customers to use orchestration/provisioning tools like Red Hat Ansible Automation to configure their Red Hat 3scale API Management implementations.

Red Hat Integration is a set of agile and flexible integration and messaging technologies that are designed to provide API connectivity, data transformation, service composition and orchestration, real-time messaging, cross-datacenter message streaming, and API management to connect apps across hybrid cloud architectures and enable API-centric business services.

Customer success

Leading organizations have improved agility, flexibility and control over their application environments using Red Hat integration technologies. By adopting an agile integration architecture, companies like Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Dirección Nacional de Migraciones de la República Argentina, Government of Canada, Lufthansa Technik, and Weathernews are able to be more responsive and innovative in their approach to meeting the needs of their customers.

Availability

Red Hat Integration is generally available today. Customers can get the latest updates from the Red Hat Customer Portal. Sign up today to get started with Fuse Online.

Supporting Quotes

Mike Piech, vice president and general manager, Middleware, Red Hat “Digital transformation is predicated on the notion that software is a source of differentiation for organizations today. Companies are striving to improve their ability to deliver new features and services faster. This is what we have designed Red Hat Integration to offer -- flexible and powerful integration capabilities, delivered in a unified and familiar package, optimized for hybrid environments. When you can apply this level of agility across the integration lifecycle, and be able to deploy and scale integration to connect assets across hybrid and multicloud environments, it can set the business up to compete more effectively in a changing marketplace.”

Carl Lehmann, principal analyst, Architecture, 451 Research “Integration technology must continuously evolve in the hybrid multicloud era. Traditional on-premises tools and more recent integration platform-as-a-service (iPaaS) technology designed for cloud connectivity are converging. Unified integration platforms, like that offered by Red Hat, will feature a combination of capabilities such as cloud-to-ground, cloud-to-cloud, ESB, messaging and API management. These features are emerging as the foundation of next-generation multipurpose hybrid integration platforms.”

Additional Resources

Read about Red Hat customers that are accelerating innovation and business value across hybrid clouds with Red Hat integration and container technologies Learn how to create an API using the latest Red Hat Integration release Register to attend a Red Hat webinar “ Mastering the API lifecycle in an agile world.”

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About Red Hat, Inc.

Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.

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