Red Hat names Axis Bank, Grameenphone and IndiGo as Winners at the Red Hat APAC Innovation Awards 2022 for India

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Red Hat, Inc., the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the winners of the Red Hat APAC Innovation Awards 2022 for India. Axis Bank, Grameenphone and IndiGo were honored today at the Red Hat Summit: Connect for leveraging Red Hat solutions to enhance their agility and customer experiences in an evolving business landscape.

“The speed of change in Asia Pacific’s business landscape will only accelerate. That is why we are celebrating the achievements of our customers who have demonstrated how open source can help them stay agile and responsive to market and customer trends. Our winners have showcased exceptional agility and innovation when it comes to using technologies like hybrid cloud, data analytics and edge computing for their business and customers. I hope that they will serve as an inspiration for more organizations in Asia Pacific to unlock the potential of open source,” said Marjet Andriesse, senior vice president and general manager, APAC, Red Hat.

In line with this year’s theme of “Explore what’s next,” the Red Hat APAC Innovation Awards celebrate organizations’ ability to adapt to rapidly changing business environments, transform their business models and deliver better experiences to customers with open source. This year, the Red Hat APAC Innovation Awards recognizes the successful digital transformation of 25 organizations in the region for their creative use of Red Hat solutions to stay ahead of industry trends and customer needs.

In today’s fast changing business environment, agility and innovation are crucial for business success. According to Red Hat’s State of Enterprise Open Source 2022 report, 95 percent of Asia Pacific enterprises say that open source is important to their organization’s overall enterprise infrastructure software strategy, helping them stay nimble and respond to changing customer demands in the long run.

The winners showcased the positive impact of their Red Hat deployments to support their business vision, workplace culture, industry and communities. They demonstrate how open source tools and culture have the power to accelerate business processes, enhance productivity, stimulate innovation and address future challenges.

The awards comprise five categories: Digital Transformation, Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure, Cloud-native Development, Automation and Resilience.

Avinash Raghavendra, president and head, information technology at Axis Bank 

“We, at Axis Bank, are elated to be recognised by Red Hat for our contribution towards driving digital transformation, customer engagement and service personalization. The open source and hybrid cloud capabilities from Red Hat solutions have helped Axis Bank transform its digital platform to deliver exceptional and consistent experiences to all segments of our customers. Our work with Red Hat will go a long way in helping the Bank provide innovative end to end solutions throughout customer journey,” said Avinash Raghavendra, president and head, information technology at Axis Bank.

“IndiGo, the leading Indian airline, has been innovating travel experience and has always put the customer first. We are pleased to be working with Red Hat to drive modern airline retailing for the benefit of our customers. Together we aim to create a unique customer experience and shape the industry with innovations in air retailing,” said Neetan Chopra, chief digital and information officer, IndiGo.