Red Hat has announced the global availability of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0, with expanded capabilities for both its server and desktop virtualization management tools and its Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) hypervisor. With Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0, Red Hat provides an open virtualization alternative to customers that offers performance, scalability, security, manageability and cost benefits.
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0 provides over 1,000 new features, enhancements and improvements, such as a power user portal for self-service provisioning, RESTful API, local storage and more. Offering a reliable and versatile foundation for cloud platforms, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0 is designed to meet the heavy demands of the cloud and create a secure, scalable environment for sharing resources and for managing them simply and flexibly.
"Highlighting once again the benefits of the open source development model, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0 offers enterprises around the world a true strategic alternative to incumbent proprietary solutions," said Paul Cormier, executive vice president and president, Products and Technologies at Red Hat. "We've heard from companies around the world that they have a need for an alternative to VMware and, with 3.0, Red Hat is providing an attractive offering that combines leading performance and scalability with compelling economics."
For more information about Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0 and the fully supported free 60-day trial, click here.
To access a blog about the new release written by Red Hat's Navin Thadani, go here.
Red Hat has also released a few brief video montages with their key strategic partners such as IBM: