Omnitracs, a Dallas-based provider of fleet-management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, announced collaboration with Red Hat to further accelerate the development and next-generation capabilities of its Omnitracs One platform.
“With Red Hat’s domain expertise in open source, cloud-native solutions and Omnitracs’ proven history as a leader in commercial logistics technology, the companies are positioned to deliver a cloud-native solution that is designed to provide Omnitracs’ customers with the security capabilities, flexibility and scalability they need to reshape the way business is done today, while setting the pace for future industry innovation,” Omnitracs said in a news release.
By using Red Hat technologies, including Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, Red Hat Ansible Tower and expertise from Red Hat Open Innovation Labs, Omnitracs aims to expedite the development of new Omnitracs One features.
“The new cloud-native architecture is designed to better streamline and simplify processes and activities for increased productivity, and a user experience that can surpass current industry standards,” Omnitracs said.
As a result of the collaboration, the companies plan to create an open-development ecosystem with unified management and reporting tools. By combining vertical-specific solutions, Omnitracs will provide its customers with a competitive advantage in a rapidly evolving marketplace, the company said.
“At Omnitracs, we’re committed to providing ground-breaking solutions to help our customers succeed and fulfill emerging demands,” said Kent Norton, CTO of Omnitracs. “When we set out to enhance Omnitracs One, we knew we needed a development partner with the expertise and innovative capabilities to up the level of reliability, scalability, performance and security of the platform, while also helping minimize development time of new and customer-desired functionalities. From the beginning, Red Hat was a great fit, and we’re thrilled to continue working with the company to provide unprecedented capabilities for our customers.”