Red Hat, Inc., a provider of enterprise open source solutions, announced it is shipping the latest major release of the company's flagship operating platform. The new edition, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, is designed for physical, virtualized and cloud deployments, the vendor says.
New enhancements range from kernel improvements for resource management, RAS, performance, scalability, virtualization and power saving, through an extended and standards-compliant development environment, to a range of updated server and desktop applications.
"The future is here with a platform designed to take customers into the next generation with virtualization and cloud," says Paul Cormier, executive vice president and president for products and technologies at Red Hat. "We are now entering an era of enterprise computing where flexibility, portability and interoperability are more important than ever. And today, we are delivering the platform that customers need. This has always been our focus."
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 includes a number of technical feature enhancements and additions, including an optimized application platform for large-scale, centrally managed enterprise deployments, as well as enhanced efficiency with the latest generation of hardware systems. The solution also addresses virtualization performance, flexibility and security for both host and guest environments.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 is designed to be as "future-proof" as possible, the vendor says, optimizing the capabilities of system hardware from partners such as AMD, Cisco, Dell, Fujitsu, Hitachi, HP, IBM, Intel and NEC.
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