Red Hat Inc., which is a provider of open source solutions has now acquired the NooBaa, an early stage company developing the software for managing the data storage devices across the multi-cloud and hybrid environments. The amount of the deal has not been disclosed as of now by the company officials.
The acquisition of the NooBaa data management technology increases the Red Hat existing portfolio of the Hybrid cloud offering, which includes the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, Red Hat Ceph Storage and Red Hat OpenShift Container Storage. With the combination of these technologies, will provide users with a set of capabilities for managing storage, applications, compute and data resources across both the private and public infrastructures.
NooBaa which is founded in 2013, provides a data platform which is designed to serve as an abstraction layer one existing storage infrastructure, that also enables the data portability from one cloud to another and allows the users to manage data stored in multiple locations as a single, coherent data set that an application can merely interact with.
Red Hat is a provider of the enterprise open source software solutions, with the help of using a community-powered approach to deliver the high performing Linux, container, hybrid cloud, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat allows customers to integrate the new and existing IT applications, standardize on its operating system, develop cloud-native applications, secure, automate and manage the complex environments.
As Ranga Rangachari, Red Hat's vice president of Storage and Hyperconverged Infrastructure said in a statement:
“Data portability is a key imperative for organizations building and deploying cloud-native applications across private and multiple clouds. NooBaa's technologies will augment our portfolio and strengthen our ability to meet the needs of developers in today's hybrid and multi-cloud world. We are thrilled to welcome a technical team of nine to the Red Hat family as we work together to further solidify Red Hat as a leading provider of open hybrid-cloud technologies.”
While virtually all of the Red Hat technology is based on open source technology and NooBaa code is not.
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