Red Hat, a public company, is an enterprise technology vendor that provides open-source software products to the enterprise community. Enterprise-leading technologists largely use Red Hat to manage their enterprise's strategy, procurement & implementation of enterprise linux, middleware, virtualization, cloud, storage, containers, openstack, and infrastructure automation.

Notable enterprise vendors competing for wallet share alongside Red Hat include: AWS, Chef, Citrix, Dell EMC, Docker, Hitachi, IBM, Microsoft, NetApp, Puppet, Ubuntu, and VMware.

IT leaders need insight into the solutions, reliability, implementation cost, support structure, and compatibility offered by Red Hat - and its position, stability, and trajectory predominantly within the open-source ecosystem.

Since 2010, ETR has surveyed Red Hat's target consumer base and end users about their forward-looking spending intentions with the company. Our survey methodology, frequency of polling and round table discussions with CIOs, allow us to capture and report, in real-time, changes in customer demand and the impact these changes have on Red Hat's calendar year spend. Specifically, the data provides actionable insight into whether the company's products and services within Cloud Computing / Managed Hosting, Container Platforms, Infrastructure Software, Server, Storage and Virtualization are seeing an acceleration, flattening or deceleration in spending intentions within the enterprise.

The most recent spending intentions data for Red Hat was collected through ETR's proprietary TSIS (Technology Spending Intentions Survey) from 9/12/2018 - 9/27/2018 and was sourced from 421 CIOs and IT end users, which represent approximately $230B in annual IT spend. Further, of the 421 customers, 118 represent Fortune 500 organizations and 168 represent Global 2000 organizations.The report is available for purchase below.

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