Fiware: The leading provider of Open Source solutions

Berlin – The FIWARE Foundation, the non-profit organization that encourages the adoption of open standards — implemented using Open Source technologies — for the development of smart solutions on a global basis, announces today its newest Platinum Member, Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of enterprise Open Source solutions. FIWARE Foundation’s 325+ international members are collaborating towards the creation of key standards for the development of smart solutions, whilst also speeding up their own innovative projects, based on Open Source. Red Hat’s commitment to the development of Open Source technologies, communities and business models is an added value to the FIWARE Community.

FIWARE member organizations will focus on supporting open governance and continued contribution within the FIWARE Community, driving the development of a sustainable ecosystem around Open Source, standards-based, innovation-driven technologies for the development of smart solutions in multiple sectors and on a global scale. For decades, Red Hat has been harnessing the Open Source development model’s ability to deliver enterprise-ready innovation at faster, more flexible and more cost-efficient rates. The company’s forward-thinking business model has brought collaborative technologies such as Linux, Kubernetes and more, into the forefront of innovation.

With sound Open Source cultures, FIWARE and Red Hat intend to collaborate to help establish Open Source as the default choice for smart solutions across enterprises — large companies and SMEs — the public sector and the research field.