Red Hat has launched Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 7 with new deployment and management tool.
The new development and management tools simplifies installation, eases day-to-day management tasks, and establishes the underpinnings for orchestrated live system updates and upgrades for subsequent release.
The new platform is based on OpenStack community kilo, starts with the proven and trusted foundation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and integrates with Red Hat’s OpenStack technology to form a production-ready cloud platform.
The company said new Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform director helps in day-to-day operation management and resource provisioning.
Additionally, it offers simplified and automated cloud installation tool with system-wide health checking for a proper deployment.
The multiple technologies also offer a single powerful tool which establishes a new framework that can be used for live orchestrated OpenStack and director upgrades for version 7.
In addition, Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 7 introduces compute host node high availability through integrated, automated monitoring and failover services from Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Company officials said Telco customers have greater granularity and control over network traffic ports at the virtual machine level which allows them to maintain a tightened security level over the greater OpenStack cloud.
This apart, version 7 expands the high availability for Neutron routers and improves the monitoring and reporting of the router to help network operators maintain uptime.
“We have raised the standard for production-ready OpenStack with Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 7,” said Radhesh Balakrishnan, general manager, OpenStack, Red Hat.