Virtualization platforms

Red Hat Virtualization

Automate, manage, and modernize your virtualized workloads

Red Hat® Virtualization is an enterprise virtualization platform that supports key virtualization workloads including resource-intensive and critical applications, built on Red Hat Enterprise Linux® and KVM and fully supported by Red Hat. Virtualize your resources, processes, and applications with a stable foundation for a cloud-native and containerized future.

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Built on Linux

Automate, manage, and modernize your virtualization workloads. Whether automating daily operations or managing your VMs in Red Hat OpenShift, Red Hat Virtualization uses the Linux® skills your team knows and will build upon for future business needs.

Expanded integrations

Built on an ecosystem of platform and partner solutions and integrated with Red Hat Enterprise LinuxRed Hat Ansible Automation PlatformRed Hat OpenStack® Platform, and Red Hat OpenShift to improve overall IT productivity and drive a higher return on investment.

Open source collaboration

Red Hat Virtualization is developed, tested, and supported enterprise virtualization based on over 10 years of open source KVM and oVirt innovation.

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Case study

How an IT service provider improved VM cost and performance

Modernization solutions

Get your apps and infrastructure ready for any cloud

Success stories

How our customers use Red Hat Virtualization

BMW Group

Global automotive group races to automated driving with data platform

Intermountain Healthcare

Intermountain Healthcare automates IT, delivers innovative patient services faster

The Red Hat subscription advantage

A Red Hat subscription offers production-ready code, life-cycle management, software interoperability, and the flexibility to choose from multiple supported versions.

It also gives you access to a community of experts, thousands of software, cloud, and hardware partners, knowledge resources, security updates, and support tools that you can't get anywhere else.

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Our strategic advisers can help you find the best ways to improve cluster management across environments.

Partner program

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Migration program

Need help migrating to Red Hat Virtualization? Let us help you rehost thousands of virtual machines to a flexible open source foundation.

How to buy Red Hat Virtualization

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