Red Hat launches Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5
Platform said to optimise ‘performance, stability, scalability’
Open source solutions provider Red Hat, Inc today announced the general availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5
“Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 expands Red Hat’s vision of providing an enterprise platform that has the stability to free IT to take on major infrastructure challenges and the flexibility to handle future requirements, with an extensive partner and support ecosystem,” the company said in a statement.
According to Red Hat, the new suite is designed for those who build and manage large, complex IT projects, especially enterprises that require an open-hybrid cloud. Enterprise Linux 6.5 is said to provide utilities for a range of functions including security, networking, virtualisation and tools that aid in tuning the system to run SAP applications based on published best practices from SAP.
“Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 provides the innovation expected from the industry’s leading enterprise Linux operating system while also delivering a mature platform for business operations, be it standardising operating environments or supporting critical applications,” said Jim Totton, vice president and general manager, Platform Business Unit, Red Hat.
“The newest version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 forms the building blocks of the entire Red Hat portfolio, including OpenShift and OpenStack, making it a perfect foundation for enterprises looking to explore the open hybrid cloud.”