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Software Engineer at a security firm with 10,001+ employees
Mar 11 2018

What is most valuable?

The GUI for network adapters and built-in tools provided by RHEL, such as the Mozilla browser, have been valuable. Since they come built-in, it saves the time of having to install them, and you have everything necessary with the installation itself. There are several tools which Red Hat provides as add-ons such as ReaR (Relax and Recover) which can be used for... more»

What needs improvement?

Improvements are necessary to stay in the market and face the competition. I really think that the upgrade policies between the major versions, like from from RHEL 5 to RHEL 6, should be much easier, similar to what is in place for upgrading from RHEL 6 to RHEL 6.8.
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Principle consultant at Active Data Consulting Services Pty Ltd
Jul 05 2017

What is most valuable?

Absolutely rock solid performance, security, stability and reliability, essential features for a business that needs to mission critical applications in a 24 x 7 environment. Plethora of useful tools and services that just make getting the job done a lot less time consuming.

How has it helped my organization?

RedHat Enterprise Linux has been running mission critical systems in my organization now for nearly 8 years, in a 24 x 7 environment. During this time we have never, ever had any of our servers fail to function as needed. Red Hat Linux has given us five nines (99.999%) uptime for years.
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Sales Engineer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Mar 04 2018

What is most valuable?

Enterprise support is available for our customers. Pre-RHEL, I used Red Hat desktop for personal PC.

How has it helped my organization?

The company that I worked for that employed RHEL was a PACS (Picture Archiving and Communication System - think of an image repository for x-ray, CAT scan, MRI, etc., that allowed radiologists to read the images and report on their findings).... more»
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Storage and VMware Expert at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 24 2017

What do you think of RHEL?

Valuable Features Red Hat is mission critical to our environment. • Improvements to My Organization Red Hat has improved the mission critical environments running Oracle databases, while CentOS has improved our web environment and MySQL. • Room for Improvement Oracle and SAP Environment and all HPC environments. • Use of Solution 10 years • Deployment Issues No issues • Stability Issues Very stable i don´t find any problem we have many environment using redhat since first version. • Scalability Issues Not encountered problem with scalability • Customer Service and Technical Support Customer Service: The customer service is good and all problem was solved, i dont have any problem Technical Support: Very good • Previous Solutions We have many...
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User at a tech services company
Aug 13 2017

What do you think of RHEL?

Valuable Features Stable Linux OS. The stability of the OS is very important for the computer system. Unstable means you never know when it will crash or fail while your valuable data and business applications are running. • Improvements to My Organization It's an open source solution. • Room for Improvement Many areas in version 5 are obsolete such as filesystem ext2, ext3, while the new versions (v.6, 7) support ext4, Btrfs, ZFS, etc. • Use of Solution 10 years. • Stability Issues No. • Scalability Issues No. • Customer Service and Technical Support No technical support. • Previous Solutions No. • Initial Setup No. • Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing No more support and licensing. • Other Solutions Considered No.
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To put your enterprise in a position to win, you have to break down the barriers that hold you back. With Red Hat Enterprise Linux, a platform with unparalleled stability and flexibility, you can reallocate your resources toward meeting the next challenges instead of just maintaining the status quo.
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