Purchasing Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Our customers want a different way of buying infrastructure software—a way that is simple, flexible, and transparent. Our subscription choices let you buy Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® for your specific deployment needs, whether you have physical servers, virtual environments, or an open hybrid cloud.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Red Hat Enterprise Linux subscriptions are sold on a socket-pair or virtual-instance basis, depending on what makes the most sense to count. They are stackable, so you can use them like building blocks. For example, 1 subscription covers a socket–pair or 2 virtual instances. 2 subscriptions cover 2 socket–pairs or 4 virtual instances.

Products

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server, Standard Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server, Premium
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Entry Level, Self-support1 Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Virtual Datacenters, Standard
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Virtual Datacenters, Premium Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM System z Standard
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM System z Premium Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM POWER Standard
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM POWER Premium Red Hat Enterprise Linux for HPC Compute Node Self-support
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for HPC Head Node2 Standard (up to 1 guest) Red Hat Enterprise Linux for HPC Head Node2 Premium (up to 1 guest)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP applications Premium (unlimited guests)  
  1. The following restrictions apply to Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Self Support: A) It cannot be purchased by a customer with a Technical Account Manager (TAM); B) It can only be purchased for 2-socket servers (not available for 4-socket or 8-socket servers); C) It cannot have an add-on option layered on top of it (except for Smart Management).
  2. Head Node support level is inherited by all the Compute Nodes in the high-performance cluster.

Add-On functionality

You can add optional functionality to a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server subscription. The following prices are in addition to the price of the underlying Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server subscription. The Add-On inherits the support of the underlying Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server subscription.

Products

High Availability Load Balancer
Resilient Storage Scalable File System
High Performance Network Extended Update Support
Smart Management  
  1. If attached to a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server subscription or a Red Hat Enterprise Linux for HPC Head Node.
  2. If attached to a Red Hat Enterprise Linux for HPC Compute Node subscription.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Client Computing

Products

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Self-support Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Standard