Press release

Arpa Piemonte implementa Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Previsioni nivo-meteorologiche in tempo reale per le olimpiadi invernali di Torino 2006 con Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Red Hat, Inc. (Nasdaq: RHAT), leader mondiale nella fornitura di soluzioni software open source per l'enterprise, annuncia che Arpa Piemonte (Agenzia Regionale per la Protezione Ambientale), ha scelto Red Hat Enterprise Linux per supportare applicazioni che sviluppano modelli fisico-matematici previsionali. Red Hat Enterprise Linux e' inoltre utilizzato da Arpa Piemonte per la gestione dell'infrastruttura informatica nell'ambito delle attivita' di supporto e assistenza nivo-meteorologica della XX edizione dei Giochi Olimpici Invernali di Torino 2006.

Elevata affidabilita' e sicurezza, facilita' di gestione e aggiornamento dei sistemi, completezza e adattabilita' dei servizi, sono alcune delle caratteristiche che hanno portato Arpa Piemonte a scegliere il sistema operativo Red Hat Enterprise Linux per erogare questo servizio.

Le previsioni meteo devono essere corrette, se si sbaglia non c'e' scampo, l'errore salta agli occhi di tutti. L'affidabilita' del sistema e' quindi un aspetto assolutamente fondamentale", ha dichiarato Vito Carambia, Area Previsione e Monitoraggio Ambientale in Arpa Piemonte. "Red Hat Enterprise Linux risponde perfettamente alle nostre esigenze, si integra con altre soluzioni open source e freeware gia' in uso presso la nostra struttura e ci consente di realizzare una nuova configurazione ad alta affidabilita' mantenendo sotto controllo i costi di sviluppo".

La scelta di Red Hat da parte di Arpa Piemonte e' un'ulteriore conferma dell'affidabilita' e della sicurezza garantite dalla nostre soluzioni enterprise", ha dichiarato Roberto Semplici, Account Executive di Red Hat Italia.

L'infrastruttura di Arpa si basa su un HP ProLiant ML370 e due HP ProLiant DL380 con processori Intel Xeon DP. Quest'ultimo opera con HP Modular Smart Array 500 per fornire un semplice e affidabile sistema di storage. Red Hat Cluster Suite viene utilizzato per realizzare una configurazione ad alta disponibilita' clusterizzando le applicazioni Apache, Tomcat, FTP e Postgresql. La fase di test e di sviluppo in Arpa viene gestita tramite workstation Fedora Core 3, un progetto open source sponsorizzato da Red Hat.

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