Red Hat and Samsung America Enter Into Strategic Alliance

By David Murphy

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Open source solutions firm Red Hat has announced a strategic alliance with Samsung Electronics America. The alliance will draw upon the breadth of Samsung’s mobile device portfolio and Red Hat’s open source middleware, mobile and cloud technologies, to deliver mobile solutions that enable rapid development and integration of enterprise applications for organizations moving toward a mobile-first strategy. The initial phase of the alliance will be focused in the US.

In addition to joint go-to-market activities and integrated support services, the companies will jointly develop a series of industry-specific mobile business apps that will run on Red Hat infrastructure and be optimised for Samsung devices. These apps will address key workforce management and business tasks, such as business intelligence, field and customer service, inventory management and sales catalogue, pricing, ordering, and invoicing.

The apps will be designed so that they can optionally be customized and tailored to fit the needs of an organization’s unique needs. They will run on Android and other operating environments via the Red Hat Mobile Application Platform, and will be configurable to integrate into common enterprise back-end systems.

The companies will also collaborate on a a developer ecosystem …read more

Source:: Mobile App News