LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 27, 2005–Red Hat, Inc. (NASDAQ: RHAT), the world’s
leading provider of open source solutions to the enterprise, today announced that
its Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 product has received the Operating System and Server
Product of the Year award at the Techworld Network Awards 2005, which was presented
a Gala Dinner in Central London last week.
Techworld is a leading media company providing news and features on infrastructure
and networking technology with a market-leading reach into the technical community
in the UK enterprise computing market. The Operating System and Server Product
of the Year award recognises companies who have delivered a smart, innovative
server solution that enabled businesses to manage risk, increase productivity
or gain other business advantages.
Launched in February 2005, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 enables enterprise organisations
to realise the benefits of open source innovation throughout their IT environment,
particularly in the areas of performance and security. Red Hat Enterprise Linux
proves that Linux solutions can effectively eliminate for the need for Solaris
in the enterprise.
”It is very encouraging and exciting to receive such positive recognition
from some of the most respected figures in the UK technology industry,” said
Paul Salazar, Director of Marketing EMEA at Red Hat. ”It is a testament to
the power of the open source community that, when coupled with Red Hat’s own
product development teams, the end result is recognised by industry influencers
as not only leading-edge technology but also a trusted enterprise product.”
For more information on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, visit http://www.redhat.com.
About Red Hat, Inc.
Red Hat, the world’s leading open source and Linux provider, is headquartered
in Raleigh, NC with satellite offices spanning the globe. Red Hat is leading
Linux and open source solutions into the mainstream by making high quality,
low cost technology accessible. Red Hat provides operating system software along
with middleware, applications and management solutions. Red Hat also offers
support, training and consulting services to its customers worldwide and through
top-tier partnerships. Red Hat’s Open Source strategy offers customers a long
term plan for building infrastructures that are based on and leverage open source
technologies with focus on security and ease of management. Learn more: http://www.redhat.com.
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