Open source solution provider Red Hat has launched its Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.4, which brings enhancements for traditional virtualization management.
This newest release of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization enables organizations to scale their traditional virtualization workloads to an enterprise-scale level, while providing an on-ramp to deploy cloud enabled workloads based on OpenStack.
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization has enabled global enterprise customers to streamline and optimize their traditional virtualization infrastructure while building a foundation for private cloud capabilities.
With Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.4, Red Hat is delivering virtualization enterprise features that enable organizations to build highly available and scalable IT infrastructures including the ability to upgrade affinity/ant-affinity groups and to decide which groups of virtual machines to run together on a single host or independently across alternative hosts to facilitate setting service levels for load-balanced applications.
The New Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) notification service within the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.4 infrastructure enables users to monitor the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization manager with preferred third party monitoring tools.
Mixed storage domains enables shared, different protocol types to exist within the same datacenter, including Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI); Fibre Channel Protocol (FCP); Network File System (NFS); Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX) and Gluster.
Red Hat 3.4 also includes features to help future-proof a traditional virtual infrastructure, as more advanced virtualization users are adopting cloud-based workloads and exploring OpenStack deployments.
Red Hat offers advanced tech previews of core OpenStack features. This enables organizations to eliminate silos and facilitate the journey to the private cloud, including OpenStack Image Service integration enhancement and OpenStack Networking Integration enhancement.
For enterprises seeking to optimize their virtualized infrastructure for Linux workloads while reducing cost, Red Hat offers Red Hat Enterprise Linux with Smart Virtualization to further extend the benefits of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization.
This offering combines the performance, scalability and security features of Red Hat Enterprise Linux with advanced virtualization management capabilities of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for enterprises looking to get the most out of their deployments.