The HP VirtualSystem VS2 Reference Architecture for Red Hat combines the HP VirtualSystem, a proven solution block that speeds virtual server deployments with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, the premier open source virtualization software. This design forms a compelling, cost-effective platform for consolidating your datacenter Linux systems.
The HP VirtualSystem is an integrated systems architecture with pre-configured storage, networking, and management resources that leverage best-in-class components from the HP Converged Infrastructure. Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization software supports virtualized data and application services with advanced scalability and outstanding performance, often faster than that of bare metal. Together, they bring the right mix of technologies to help you launch an optimized solution that has the flexibility to scale and extend into the cloud.
To help you customize the solution and streamline your internal implementation process, HP and Red Hat have designed sample configurations, a Bill of Materials, sizing guidelines and best practices in addition to a choice of support and consulting services. The full solution stack is available through a single point of purchase from HP.