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 technical workstations

Your bottom line depends on having a highly available and resilient infrastructure. Look beyond today and scale to meet future challenges caused by evolving technology and business demands.

Red Hat® Virtualization (formerly 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.


Why our customers love virtualization

  • Open

    No vendor dependency with a fully open source solution that was recognized by V3 as the Best Virtualization Product of 2016

  • Cross-platform

    Performs on Windows and Linux platforms, reducing adoption complexities

  • Enterprise-ready

    Powerful mix of enterprise features capable of handling massive workloads, all supplemented by a diverse set of partners

  • Affordable

    Lower total cost of ownership (TCO) and IT optimization costs, 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 (VM) workloads

  • Security

    Includes sVirt and SELinux, technologies in Red Hat Enterprise Linux that were specifically developed to detect and prevent complex security threats

RED HAT Virtualization with Guests

Linux + virtualization from Red Hat gives you performance and a platform without boundaries

Red Hat Virtualization with guests combines Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Red Hat Virtualization in 1 package for less.

Take complexity and application processing latency out of your implementation. Go beyond bare metal and virtualize more resource-intensive workloads on fewer servers. Requiring no modification with better synchronization, Red Hat Virtualization is a natural choice for virtualized Linux workloads.

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Without Red Hat Virtualization, we would not have been capable of managing the number of servers we projected. We chose Red Hat because of our long-standing, trust-based relationship and the satisfactory results we’ve achieved.


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Tried. Tested. Trusted.

From the trading floor to air-traffic control, industries around the world rely on Red Hat.


Red Hat named a Visionary in Gartner's 2016 Magic Quadrant for x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure.

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