ProductsDesktop Server OpenStack Platform For IBM POWER For IBM System z For SAP Business Applications Satellite Management For Scientific ComputingExtended Update Support High Availability High Performance Network Load Balancer Resilient Storage Scalable File System Smart Management Extended Lifecycle SupportAccelerate Automate Integrate Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite Developer Studio Portfolio Edition Web Framework Kit Application Platform Web Server Data Grid Portal A-MQ Fuse BRMS Fuse Service Works Operations Network JBoss Community or JBoss enterprise Red Hat JBoss Data Virtualization
SolutionsWhy Red Hat Why open hybrid cloud? The new IT Public cloud Cloud resource library Private cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) Cloud applications and workloadsSolaris to Red Hat Enterprise Linux Migration overview Migrate from your UNIX platform How to migrate to Red Hat Enterprise Linux Upgrade to the latest Red Hat Enterprise Linux release JBoss Enterprise Middleware Benefits of migrating to Red Hat Enterprise Linux Migration services Start a conversation with Red Hat
TrainingPopular and new courses Red Hat JBoss Administration curriculum Core System Administration curriculum Red Hat JBoss Middleware development curriculum Advanced System Administration curriculum Linux Development curriculum Cloud Computing, Virtualization, and Storage curriculum
ConsultingSOA and integration Business process management Cloud and virtualization Custom Software Development Enterprise Data and Storage Systems management Migrations
Red Hat Network Satellite 5.4 Offers Support for Managing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
RaleighUnited States, November 16, 2010
New version of systems management solution enables organizations to more easily manage the new Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 operating platform; Offers improvements in subscription management, compliance and content management
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the availability of Red Hat Network Satellite 5.4, the latest version of Red Hat's on-premises systems management solution that provides software updates, configuration management, provisioning and monitoring across both physical and virtual Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers. Red Hat Network Satellite 5.4 delivers compliance improvements, greater flexibility in content management and improved subscription management. It also provides support for managing the newly released Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 operating platform.
Red Hat Network Satellite is a systems management platform that enables IT organizations to efficiently manage the lifecycle of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. It is an industry-leading solution that optimizes Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems so that they are properly secured, operating efficiently and compliant with various standards. Compared to other commercial solutions, it is less complex and costly to implement, and compared to home-grown solutions, it more closely follows best practices and scales to manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux more efficiently.
"We've been using Red Hat Network Satellite for several years now as a key component in the efficient management of our IT Operations," said Kevin Masaryk, senior Linux/UNIX administrator at Salt River Project. "We continue to be impressed with the power and versatility of the product and are excited to see the release of version 5.4."
Red Hat Network Satellite 5.4 adds support for managing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, enabling organizations to take advantage of the improved reliability, performance, scalability and infrastructure flexibility delivered in the latest release of the leading operating platform. The release also delivers improvements spanning subscription management, compliance and content management. New improvements in Red Hat Network Satellite 5.4 include:
- The addition of SELinux support to RHN Satellite configuration management, easing deployment of RHN Satellite-managed configuration files on an SELinux-deployed client system.
- New reporting capabilities to assist with audits and compliance-related activities.
- Staged deployment scheduling, allowing for thousands of systems to be updated even during short maintenance windows.
- Support for adding and managing third-party content repositories, enabling a more automated environment with less manual interaction and chance for error.
- New FlexGuest entitlement support for virtual systems.
Red Hat Network Satellite 5.4 is available to subscribing customers worldwide today.
For more information about Red Hat Network Satellite 5.4, visit http://www.redhat.com/red_hat_network/.
For more information about Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, visit www.redhat.com/rhel.
About Red Hat, Inc.
Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions and an S&P 500 company, is headquartered in Raleigh, NC with over 65 offices spanning the globe. CIOs ranked Red Hat as one of the top vendors delivering value in Enterprise Software for seven consecutive years in the CIO Insight Magazine Vendor Value survey. Red Hat provides high-quality, affordable technology with its operating system platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, together with virtualization, applications, management and Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) solutions, including Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and JBoss Enterprise Middleware. Red Hat also offers support, training and consulting services to its customers worldwide. Learn more: http://www.redhat.com.
Certain statements contained in this press release may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements provide current expectations of future events based on certain assumptions and include any statement that does not directly relate to any historical or current fact. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors, including: risks related to delays or reductions in information technology spending, the effects of industry consolidation, uncertainty and adverse results in litigation and related settlements, the integration of acquisitions and the ability to market successfully acquired technologies and products; the ability of the Company to effectively compete; the inability to adequately protect Company intellectual property and the potential for infringement or breach of license claims of or relating to third party intellectual property; the ability to deliver and stimulate demand for new products and technological innovations on a timely basis; risks related to data and information security vulnerabilities; ineffective management of, and control over, the Company's growth and international operations; fluctuations in exchange rates; and changes in and a dependence on key personnel, as well as other factors contained in our most recent Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q (copies of which may be accessed through the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at http://www.sec.gov), including those found therein under the captions "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations". In addition to these factors, actual future performance, outcomes, and results may differ materially because of more general factors including (without limitation) general industry and market conditions and growth rates, economic conditions, and governmental and public policy changes. The forward-looking statements included in this press release represent the Company's views as of the date of this press release and these views could change. However, while the Company may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, the Company specifically disclaims any obligation to do so. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing the Company's views as of any date subsequent to the date of the press release.
©2010 Red Hat, Inc. Red Hat, the Shadowman logo and JBoss are registered trademarks of Red Hat, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. MeeGo is a registered trademark of the Linux Foundation.