The go-to operating system

Enterprise Linux works in bare-metal, virtual, containerized, and public and private cloud environments to provide a consistent, stable foundation for your applications.


Access thousands of certified solutions and hundreds of industry experts.


Get high availability, leading performance and at least a 10-year lifecycle span.


Automate your security, streamline management and use native controls.

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Inherent protection

Gain greater authority over your applications with built-in security that safeguards your business from intrusions and helps you meet compliance. Mandatory access controls and application isolation help you securely deploy apps. Plus, you get on-demand support along the way.

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Linux containers

Linux® containers help you get applications to market fast by bundling app capabilities in a portable package. As the first to support Linux container technology, Red Hat offers hundreds of container images from its Container Catalog.

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Hassle-free support

Red Hat provides 24/7, award-winning customer support. In fact, Red Hat’s Customer Portal has been recognized as one of the “Ten Best Web Support Sites” for the eighth consecutive year by the Association of Support Professionals.

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The operating system you want and need

Easily customize your version of Enterprise Linux. Red Hat lets you choose from a range of functionality possibilities, desktop options and developer tools to shape the software to meet your needs.

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Open-source innovation

Red Hat takes a collaborative approach to technology by combining open-source innovation and a community of technologists. This allows you to truly see and understand the code, learn ways to improve and ask the right questions.