The Complete Modern Operating System
Joyent SmartOS delivers the highest performance and greatest profit margin opportunity of any operating system. It provides a comprehensive, secure environment combining best of breed technologies that deliver complete hardware and operating system virtualization, enterprise and carrier grade storage, and analytics.
SmartOS powers SmartDataCenter, Joyent's commercial cloud computing management software, and the two constitute a complete cloud solution that includes cloud orchestration and a modern operating system.
Best of Both Virtualization Worlds
Enable hardware level and operating system level virtualization in a single, open operating system expanding market opportunity, efficiency, and profitability.
Best Observability with Analytics
Analyze application performance using DTrace, winner of Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Award, to meet SLAs, rapidly resolve customer problems, increase customer satisfaction and trust.
Reliability and Resiliency
Give clients assurance that their data is consistent and safe through the use of ZFS, the combined file system and logical volume manager. Joyent SmartOS delivers a powerful, local storage subsystem to distribute risk ensuring business continuity.
Available as an open source project which is fully maintained by Joyent. There are no licensing fees, nor need to track seats or processors. It also ensures that you are not tied to a specific operating system vendor for the control of your environment.
Joyent is a member of the Open Virtualization Alliance.