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Operating Systems Overview

What are Operating Systems?

Operating systems are the central nervous systems of a computer. It performs basic tasks, such as recognizing input from the keyboard, displaying data on the screen, and controlling peripheral devices such as disk drives and printers. It also manages basic security functions ensuring that there is no unauthorized access to the computer.

Operating Systems Products

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Ubuntu Linux

Ubuntu Linux

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Ubuntu Linux is a Linux-based operating system for personal computers, tablets and smartphones. There is also a Server version which is used on physical or virtual servers in the data center.

CentOS Linux

CentOS Linux is a Linux distribution is an enterprise OS platform compatible with its source RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). Its end of life was announced for December 2021.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is a Linux distribution mainly used in commercial data centers.

Oracle Linux

Oracle Linux, which is 100% application binary compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux, is free to download, use, and share. There is no license cost, no need for a contract, and no usage audits. Cost-effective, 24/7 enterprise-grade support is available for business critical…


Apple's iOS is the company's mobile operating system.

Cisco NX-OS

Cisco NX-OS

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Cisco NX-OS is a network operating system presented as a solution to help network operations move at the speed of business, with comprehensive automation, extensive visibility, and flexible open architectures for data center networks. NX-OS is the network operating system for all…


IBM AIX (for Advanced Interactive eXecutive) is a Unix operating system, developed, offered and supported by IBM.

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

The SUSE Linux Enterprise Server is distribution of the Linux operating system originally developed in Germany.


Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google.


FreeNAS is an open source operating system that allows nearly any hardware serve as a network-attached storage device. It was developed by iXsystems.

Cisco DNA Software

Cisco Digital Network Architecture (Cisco DNA) software is designed to deliver automation, security, predictive monitoring, and a policy-driven approach to network management.

Oracle Solaris

Oracle Solaris is a Linux operating system which was originally developed by Sun Microsystems and became an Oracle product after the acquisition of Sun in 2010.

openSUSE Leap

German company SUSE supports the Linux distribution, openSUSE. Leap is the stable and regular release option for installing openSUSE. New and experienced Linux users get the most usable Linux distribution and stabilized operating system with openSUSE’s regular release. Receive updates…

Xinuos OpenServer 10

Xinuos in Berkeley offers OpenServer 10 is a 64-bit operating system based on FreeBSD, designed to support enterprise business applications.

openSUSE Tumbleweed

openSUSE is a Linux distribution. The Tumbleweed distribution is a pure rolling release version of openSUSE containing the latest "stable" versions of all software instead of relying on rigid periodic release cycles. It includes the Linux kernel, SAMBA, git, desktops, office applications…

SCO UnixWare 7

Xinuos in Berkeley offers SCO UnixWare 7, the company's UNIX based operating system.


FreeBSD is an operating system used to power modern servers, desktops, and embedded platforms. A large community has continually developed it for more than thirty years. Its advanced networking, security, and storage features have made FreeBSD the platform of choice for many of the…


Lynx Software Technologies offers LynxOS, a Unix-like real-time operating system primarily used in embedded systems.


CloudReady aims to transform an organization’s computers so they’re secure, easy to manage, and never slow down. Based on Google’s Chromium OS, the same open-source architecture as Chrome OS, the vendor states CloudReady gives users the power of the web - without the weight or risk…

ClearPath MCP Software

Unisys' ClearPath® MCP is the operating environment for ClearPath Forward® Libra systems and ClearPath MCP Software Series products. The MCP operating system sits at the environment’s heart, providing scalability, availability, data integrity, and secure high-volume transaction processing…

NetApp SANtricity Software

With NetApp's SANtricity operating system, users can perform all management tasks while the storage remains online, with complete read and write data access. This capability means that storage administrators can make configuration changes, perform maintenance, and expand storage…


FreeRTOS is an open source, real-time operating system for microcontrollers designed to make small, low-power edge devices easy to program, deploy, secure, connect, and manage. Distributed freely under the MIT open source license, FreeRTOS includes a kernel and a growing set of software…

Junos Network Operating System (Junos OS)

Junos is a network operating system, from Juniper Networks.

Arista Extensible Operating System (EOS)

Arista Extensible Operating System (EOS) is a network operating system.