Red Hat announces Enterprise Linux 6

The new operating system, it says, includes "hundreds of technical feature enhancements" designed to improve agility, reduce costs, and reduce IT complexity.

Red Hat today announced the availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, the latest release of its operating platform, saying it is designed to support the new enterprise architectures of today, whether physical, virtual, or cloud-based.

The company said the new release includes "hundreds of technical feature enhancements" that are designed to improve agility, reduce costs, and reduce IT complexity. It also includes a range of updated server and desktop apps. More importantly, the company said the new release is designed to be as "future proof" as possible.

Pricing was not announced, but the company is hosting an event today where additional details could be provided.

Read more of "Red Hat announces Enterprise Linux 6" at ZDNet's Between the Lines.

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