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Extend your Linux® infrastructure—whether you need additional functionality or to deploy a version of Red Hat® Enterprise Linux that's optimized for a specific use case, application, or hardware architecture.

Server add-ons

The perfect complement

These Red Hat Enterprise Linux extensions let you tailor application environments to suit your particular computing or business needs.

Extended Update Support

Want to stay on a particular snapshot for an extended period of time? This Add-On extends the support period of a Red Hat Enterprise Linux update for 24 months and delivers overlapping release support to give enterprise customers more flexibility.

High Availability

Red Hat's High Availability Add-On provides on-demand failover to make applications highly available.

Red Hat Insights

Proactively manage your Red Hat Enterprise Linux environment and resolve technical issues before they impact business operations. Learn more about Red Hat Insights in Red Hat Customer Portal.

Resilient Storage

Access the same storage device over a network, whether using shared storage or a clustered file system.

Smart Management

Easily manage and update Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems with network and provisioning modules that work with Red Hat Satellite.

Server variants

An OS for every occasion

Variants are customized versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server for specific use cases, apps, and hardware architectures. If you’re using Linux containers to deliver apps faster, have time-sensitive workloads, or want to gain efficiency by standardizing across architectures, there's a variant for you.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host is a secure, minimal-footprint operating system (OS) optimized to run Linux containers. It couples the flexible, lightweight, and modular capabilities of Linux containers with the reliability and security of Red Hat Enterprise Linux in a reduced image size.

With Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host, you can:

  • Deliver apps faster.
  • Reduce support and maintenance efforts.
  • Extend container portability across open hybrid cloud infrastructure.
  • Inherit the stability and maturity of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server for HPC is a robust platform that helps scientific users tackle challenging workloads by deploying clusters of systems. Red Hat Enterprise Linux clusters are affordable, easy to deploy, and support hardware scale-out.

With Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server for HPC, you can:

  • Streamline deployment with a lightweight clustering option.
  • Customize the platform for your environment.
  • Minimize points of failure and security vulnerabilities.
  • Simplify management tasks.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power® includes additional components and versions of user packages for IBM® Power Systems hardware and firmware. Deploy apps with confidence using the advanced features in IBM Power Systems and the consistency and flexibility of the market-leading Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating platform.

With Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, you can:

  • Give your IT organization hardware flexibility for workloads and use cases from big data analytics to cloud computing.
  • Support the latest IBM Power Systems features, including both big and little endian modes.
  • Enable efficient operations and increase IT staff productivity through architecture-agnostic OS standardization.

Built on a decade-plus of industry collaboration, Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems brings Linux apps to the mainframe, and delivers efficient management for your Linux workloads. Combine the core strengths of the IBM mainframe and IBM software with the open flexibility of Linux to reduce complexity and cost for today’s applications.

With Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems, you can:

  • Give your IT organization the hardware flexibility for workloads and use cases from big data analytics to cloud computing.
  • Run Linux-certified apps on IBM z Systems.
  • Increase efficiency of operations and IT staff productivity through architecture-agnostic OS standardization.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Real Time is a computing platform for deadline-orientated apps and time-sensitive workloads. Using a specialized version of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel that has been tuned to deliver consistent low-latency response times, Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Real Time retains the reliability, scalability, and performance of the world’s leading enterprise Linux platform.

With Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Real Time, you can:

  • Minimize the potential for deviations in application performance with scheduling and performance gains.
  • Inherit the stability and maturity of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
  • Enjoy full application compatibility with standard Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Applications lets you reduce the complexity of your SAP application and database deployments. It includes the infrastructure software stack you need for optimal operation of SAP applications, plus enterprise-class service and support. As a Red Hat customer, you can get a ready-to-use, fully supported SAP environment in 1 package for new installations of, or migrations to, Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

With Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Applications, you can:

  • Deploy a platform optimized for SAP workloads.
  • Speed issue resolution with our cooperative support agreement and streamlined customer communication.
  • Be confident that SAP products are optimized and certified on Red Hat Enterprise Linux through collaborative engineering.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server for SAP HANA® provides an open, reliable, and scalable foundation for your most demanding data solutions. This ready-to-use environment is preconfigured for performance and optimized for SAP HANA.

With Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA, you can:

  • Simplify your SAP landscape by standardizing on 1 OS.
  • Deploy in on-premise or off-premise cloud environments.
  • Speed issue resolution with our cooperative support agreement and streamlined customer communication.

Desktop and workstation

Bring the power of the world's leading enterprise Linux platform to your desktop

IT managers value Red Hat Enterprise Linux for the robustness, security, stability, high performance, and scalability it delivers to their organizations. Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop and Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation bring that power and innovation to the desktop.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop lets users be productive with a complete set of user apps, including:

  • LibreOffice, a full office productivity suite with word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, drawing, and database apps.
  • The latest Internet apps for email, web browsing, and chat.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation is for advanced Linux users working on more powerful systems. In addition to capabilities and apps included in Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop, it:

  • Is optimized for high-performance activities like graphics, animation, and scientific computing.
  • Delivers deployment tools that make provisioning and administration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux desktops efficient and cost-effective.

Latest developer tools

Stable open source languages, databases, and tools—available sooner

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