1. September 2022 · Corporate News, Partner News

CANCOM GmbH becomes Red Hat Premier Partner

Red Hat, one of the world's leading providers of open source solutions, has recently appointed CANCOM GmbH as a Red Hat Premier Partner. Following CANCOM Managed Services GmbH, CANCOM GmbH has now also joined the "premier league" of Red Hat partners. The official presentation of the partner certificate took place in Cologne.

The status of Premier Partner denotes the highest level in Red Hat's partner program and confirms the close strategic cooperation between CANCOM and the US open source specialist. As a hybrid IT service provider, CANCOM brings a correspondingly high level of technical expertise to the partnership and has demonstrated this in the implementation of Red Hat solutions. Participation in the "Leading with Automation" and "Leading with Containers" programs reflects the focus on the automation of IT management processes and container management. This partnership is rounded off by the long-standing CANCOM Managed Services in this environment.

The Red Hat Premier Partner award confirms that CANCOM is a certified expert in cloud and IT automation. As part of the close cooperation, the two partners aim to achieve maximum customer satisfaction. In addition, CANCOM customers benefit from comprehensive expertise in consulting and support for Red Hat solutions as well as exclusive pricing.

"As a leading digital transformation partner and as reliable IT service provider, CANCOM GmbH enriches our premier partnership", said Christine Freitag, Senior Partner Account Manager at Red Hat, explaining the award. "This status is achieved by partners who have a strategic relationship with Red Hat and make the highest contribution to Red Hat and the Red Hat partner ecosystem."

from left to right: Hubert Schweinesbein (Red Hat), Petra Trost-Gürtner (CANCOM), Kristina Diesem (CANCOM) and Christine Freitag (Red Hat)


As a Digital Transformation Partner, CANCOM accompanies organizations into the digital future. We support our customers to simplify complex enterprise IT and increase their business success through the implementation of modern technology. In order to comprehensively meet the IT needs of companies, organizations, and the public sector, CANCOM delivers tailor-made IT end to end from a single source.

The CANCOM Group’s range of IT solutions includes consulting, implementation, services, and the operation of IT systems. Customers benefit from the extensive expertise as well as a holistic and innovative portfolio that covers the IT requirements that are necessary for a successful digital transformation. As a hybrid IT integrator and service provider, we provide an integrated range of services and solutions including business solutions and managed services, such as cloud computing, analytics, enterprise mobility, IT security, hosting, and as-a-service offerings.

With around 4,000 employees worldwide, the internationally active CANCOM Group and its efficient partner network ensure market presence and customer proximity with locations in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium and Slovakia. The CANCOM Group is led by Rüdiger Rath (CEO) and Thomas Stark (CFO). The company is headquartered in Munich. CANCOM has an annual turnover of around 1.3 billion euros (consolidated revenue 2021). The parent company, CANCOM SE, is listed on the TecDAX and SDAX of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ISIN DE0005419105).