Leading airline replaces legacy infrastructure with cloud-native stack

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), provider of open source solutions, has announced that Cathay Pacific, a international airline, is using Red Hat solutions and services to transform its legacy infrastructure into a modern hybrid cloud architecture, the company said.

Using Red Hat OpenStack Platform and Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, Cathay Pacific created a more efficient and scalable platform for developing and delivering new services, enabling the company to ultimately create a better overall experience for their customers.

Based in Hong Kong, Cathay Pacific is an international airline offering passenger and cargo services to 200 destinations in 52 countries and territories worldwide. Digital capabilities are a critical function of the company´s business strategy for growth, with the heart of this initiative emphasizing a responsive and adaptable customer experience.

Using Red Hat´s open standards-based, enterprise technologies and guided by Red Hat´s technical expertise, Cathay Pacific migrated from its legacy infrastructure to a hybrid cloud architecture, consisting of a private cloud environment that includes Red Hat OpenStack Platform which can provision workloads as needed into public cloud instances.

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