Raleigh, North Carolina, May 19, 2014: Leading provider of open source solutions, Red Hat, has announced availability of the next generation of its on-premise Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering, OpenShift Enterprise 2.1.
With OpenShift Enterprise 2.1, Red Hat is introducing a new plugin interface that will allow operations to better integrate existing policy orchestration into the PaaS platform, allowing new ways to integrate and work with large numbers of groups within corporate organizations. OpenShift’s scalable and open source architecture enables faster developments with decreased delivery time for enterprise business applications that are fully integrated into datacenter best practices.
Since its introduction in November 2012, OpenShift Enterprise has focused on delivering innovation through four product releases designed to meet expanding customer requirements for a cloud-based application platform.
OpenShift Enterprise 2.1 offers several new features, including:
- Updated MySQL 5.5, Python 3.3*, PHP 5.4, and MongoDB 2.4* cartridges with OpenShift Enterprise entitlement that allows OpenShift to offer proven security and bug fixes including technical support for both the platform and the content it provides.
- New gathering and consolidation method for platform and application logs. Plus a new way to gather and store key performance attributes from the operating system and application services.
- Ability for applications provided by OpenShift to intelligently span infrastructure across zones within regions, increasing the resiliency of the services provided by OpenShift.\
- Plugin interface that allows OpenShift to integrate with complex decision automation policies a datacenter might need to follow due to regulatory, ITIL, or change management facilities.
OpenShift Enterprise 2.1 is currently available for download for customers in North America, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe and select Asia and Latin America regions, including Australia, ASEAN, Japan, Argentina and Brazil, respectively