Authored on: Jan 13, 2012
Server virtualization offers tremendous benefits for enterprise IT organizations?server consolidation, hardware abstraction, and internal clouds deliver a high degree of operational efficiency. However, today, server virtualization is not used pervasively in the production enterprise datacenter. Some of the barriers preventing widespread adoption of existing proprietary virtualization solutions are performance, scalability, security, cost, and ecosystem challenges.
The Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization portfolio is an end-to-end virtualization solution with use cases for both servers and desktops. It is designed to overcome barriers to virtualization adoption, enable pervasive datacenter virtualization, and unlock unprecedented capital and operational efficiency.
When you are choosing a virtualization platform for your datacenter, your architecture and capabilities may be limited. This document details the features and benefits of the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Servers product and will help you compare across multiple virtualization platforms.