Video: Red Hat exec: RHEL 5 more than an OS

Summary:Red Hat executive vice president Paul Cormier says the company's latest enterprise Linux release isn't just an operating system--it's a platform with virtualization and other features lumped in.

Red Hat executive vice president Paul Cormier says the company's latest enterprise Linux release isn't just an operating system--it's a platform with virtualization and other features lumped in.

At least that's the pitch from a press event today. Here's video of Cormier outlining the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 release and its storage and virtualization capabilities. The company is also betting that the new release will widen its market share lead.

Topics: Operating Systems

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