Product : Red Hat, RHEV/3.6, RHEV
Feature : Overview, Assessment, General
Content Owner:  Roman Macek
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Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization is Red Hats server and workstation virtualization platform. It consists of the smart management product RHEV-M (Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager) that can manage both RHEV-H (Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor), a purpose built image for easy management, and RHEL-H (Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hypervisor). Both hosts types contain KVM based virtualization capabilities. All listed features apply to both RHEV-H and RHEL host - unless stated otherwise.

RHEV is a complete virtualization management solution for virtualized servers and workstations that aims to provide performance advantages, competitive pricing and a trusted, stable environment. It is built to work best with Linux mission critical and high proformance workloads, including SAP, on x86 and Power. It can also run Windows guests and is Microsoft SVVP (Server Virtualization Validation Program) certified. RHEV is co-engineered with Red Hat Enterprise Linux and inherits its characteristics of reliability, performance, security and scalability
RHEV is derived from oVirt, the community open virtualization management project and is a strategic virtualization alternative to proprietary virtualization platforms. Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization is co-engineered with Linux and OpenStack for a smooth transition into Private and Public clouds.

With Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, you can:
-Take advantage of existing people skills and investment.
-Decrease TCO and accelerate ROI.
-Automate time-consuming and complicated manual tasks.
- Standardize storage, infrastructure, and networking services on OpenStack (tech-preview) .