BOSTON —, the community-supported distribution derivative of, is set to reach its end-of-life (EOL) on June 30, 2024. There’s no good way to cleanly migrate from CentOS 7 to any other operating system on the clouds, until now.

So, Hellekson continued, “What we’ve done is work together and develop a mechanism, the Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Third-Party Linux Migration.

When it becomes available, Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Third Party Linux Migration can be purchased through Red Hat’s sales teams, partners, the Red Hat website, and numerous cloud providers.

These include, which offers three more years of support, and, which offers five additional years of support.

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