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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.