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Virtualization

It's how enterprises see performance take off

Virtualization can vastly improve efficiency, free up resources, and cut costs—without sacrificing performance, security, and existing investments.

A complete virtualization solution for servers and desktops

Your bottom line depends on having a highly available and resilient infrastructure. Not only today—it must scale to meet future challenges from evolving technology and business demands.

Red Hat® Enterprise Virtualization—powered by the people behind Red Hat Enterprise Linux®—takes you beyond bare metal to an open, agile foundation that's ready to take on the future.

Benefits

Why our customers love virtualization

  • Open

    No vendor dependency with a fully open source solution

  • Cross-platform

    Great performance for Windows and Linux guests

  • Enterprise-ready

    Powerful mix of enterprise features and a rich set of partners

  • Affordable

    Lower total cost of ownership (TCO) and faster return on investment (ROI) than an equivalent proprietary solution

  • High-performance

    Top virtualization benchmarks for performance and scalability for Windows and Linux workloads—so you can be confident it will power your virtual machine workloads

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization is certified with leading hardware and software manufacturers and offers the best security guarantees for our critical environments.

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FI-TS

The combination of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and the Cisco UCS platform lets FI-TS give financial service providers an SAP environment in the cloud that helps them significantly reduce their operating costs.

Hennepin Home Health Care

The company bought and installed 3 new servers and a storage area network (SAN), along with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor, and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager. The Red Hat solution offered availability, data protection, and scalability.

Affiliate Window

With Red Hat, Affiliate Window slashed operational costs by 26% and its physical footprint by 46%.

Stylmark

"With Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, Red Hat has done in 5 years what some of the industry leaders have taken 10, 11, or 12 years to accomplish. Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization is a product that just works." - Fredy Hernandez, systems administrator, Stylmark

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