Sabre picks Red Hat to support its next generation platform

As part of its strategy to reimagine the business of travel, Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) has announced that the company has extended its existing strategic relationship with Red Hat to leverage Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform as the foundation for its Next Generation Platform initiative, the company said.

OpenShift will be the basis of modern architecture that includes microservices, development and operations (DevOps), and a multi-faceted cloud strategy to accelerate Sabre´s transition to the Next Generation Platform and lead an industry evolution in the future of retailing, distribution and fulfillment through innovative technology.

Sabre customers will benefit from this technology transformation through enhanced stability, world-class security, accelerated speed to market and the development of new capabilities such as NDC-enabled solutions. The two companies will work together on product roadmap needs, with Red Hat fine-tuning their approach to meet Sabre´s development standards.

Sabre Corporation is the technology provider to the global travel industry. Sabre´s software, data, mobile and distribution solutions are used by hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotel properties to manage critical operations, including passenger and guest reservations, revenue management, flight, network and crew management. Sabre also operates a global travel marketplace, which processes more than USUSD 120 billion of global travel spend annually by connecting travel buyers and suppliers. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre serves customers in more than 160 countries around the world.