What’s new in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5?

More secure. More scalable. More flexible. And always more innovative.

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On November 21, 2013, Red Hat announced the next minor release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5. It has been optimized for performance, scalability, and flexibility to help organizations manage diverse workloads across physical, virtual, and cloud environments.

Key features

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 delivers:

  • Precision Time Protocol (PTP) support for time-sensitive applications.
  • Centralized certificate administration and security updates.
  • High-performance virtual guest experience on Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, VMware, and Microsoft Hyper-V.
  • Large-scale resource management.
  • Broader support for solid-state storage devices.
  • Productivity enhancements to LibreOffice and Evolution.
  • Extended subscription management services.

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