Chapter 2. Solution overview
2.1. Target use cases
This reference architecture is valuable for enterprise, telecommunications, government, and IT service provider organizations that want to deploy a private cloud solution with programmable Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Containers as a Service (CaaS), and Platform as a Service (PaaS) capabilities.
2.2. Solution benefits for IT and business
The key benefits and value of this solution for IT organizations and the business are as follows:
- Faster innovation and time-to-value: The reference architecture saves the organization time as it supplements the design, deploy, and test of a full solution stack composed of several Red Hat products.
- Simpler and safer deployments: All the desired best practices for the full solution stack are already pre-validated by Red Hat, resulting in a highly prescriptive solution to ensure success.
- Cost efficient: The reference architecture is based on open source technologies that are fully supported by Red Hat.