Red Hat Brings Virtualization to the Cloud-Native Era with Latest Version of Red Hat OpenShift

Red Hat, Inc. | August 18, 2020

Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the general availability of Red Hat OpenShift 4.5, the latest version of the industry’s most comprehensive Kubernetes platform. Red Hat OpenShift 4.5, which includes the general availability of OpenShift Virtualization, is designed to help organizations break down application barriers between traditional and cloud-native infrastructure and extend control over distributed resources.

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