ProductsDesktop Server Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform For IBM POWER For IBM System z For SAP Business Applications Red Hat Satellite Management For Scientific ComputingExtended Update Support High Availability High Performance Network Load Balancer Resilient Storage Scalable File System Smart Management Extended Lifecycle SupportAccelerate Automate Integrate Red Hat JBoss Developer Studio Portfolio Edition Web Framework Kit Application Platform Web Server Data Grid Portal Fuse Red Hat JBoss A-MQ SOA Platform BRMS Data Services Platform JBoss Operations Network JBoss Community or JBoss enterprise
SolutionsWhy Red Hat Why open hybrid cloud? The new IT Public cloud Cloud resource library Private cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) Cloud applications and workloadsSolaris to Red Hat Enterprise Linux Migration overview Migrate from your UNIX platform How to migrate to Red Hat Enterprise Linux Upgrade to the latest Red Hat Enterprise Linux release JBoss Enterprise Middleware Benefits of migrating to Red Hat Enterprise Linux Migration services Start a conversation with Red Hat
TrainingClassroom training Red Hat Online Learning Virtual training Remote classroom training On-site team training Online Learning LabsPopular and new courses Red Hat JBoss Administration curriculum Core System Administration curriculum Red Hat JBoss Middleware Development curriculum Advanced System Administration curriculum Linux Development curriculum Cloud Computing, Virtualization, and Storage curriculum
ConsultingSOA and integration Business process management Cloud and Virtualization Custom Software Development Enterprise Data and Storage Systems management Migrations
Red Hat Included in S&P 500 Index
July 27, 2009
by Charlie Peters, Executive Vice President and CFO
On Friday, July 17, Red Hat was chosen by Standard and Poor’s for inclusion in the Standard and Poor’s 500 stock index starting on July 24. The S&P 500 is widely regarded as one of the best measurements of the US equities market. It includes 500 leading companies of the U.S. economy including J. P. Morgan, GE, IBM, and Google. Investors use the index to build a diversified portfolio of stocks that best mirrors the US markets.
The inclusion of Red Hat into the S&P 500 is an important recognition and a source of pride for Red Hat associates around the world who have contributed to our success and strong execution. We are proud to be included and see this as the latest proof point in the global momentum of open source as a key strategy for customers in all industries. We have demonstrated our position of great relevance in a competitive marketplace.
For more information about the S&P 500 indices, including information about selection criteria, please click here.