Red Hat Wins Industry Awards for Best Linux Solutions

Research Triangle Park

United States, August 29, 2000

Red Hat Named Linux Magazine "Editor's Choice" for Server Solution and the LinuxWorld "Best Distribution" Award

Red Hat, Inc. (Nasdaq:RHAT), the leader in open source Internet infrastructure solutions, today announced Red Hat Linux 6.2 was named "Editor's Choice - First Place" for server distribution in the September 2000 issue of Linux Magazine and "Best Distribution" at the recent LinuxWorld Conference & Expo in San Jose, Calif.

"Once again, users and the leading, independent Linux publication have validated Red Hat's tremendous market and technical lead in powerful Internet server solutions," said Michael Tiemann, CTO of Red Hat. "Recognition as the best server distribution affirms Red Hat's position as the leader and top provider of software and services that provide the backbone for today's Internet economy."

Editors from Linux Magazine based their choice for best server distribution on Red Hat's ability to "remain true to the open source model." According to the editors, Red Hat has "features that make it a Sys Admin's favorite, including Heartbeat high availability software and enhanced RAID support. Red Hat is also the driving force behind RPMs, the most popular packaging format for Linux."

Attendees of the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo voted for the "Best Distribution" award in a kiosk voting station on the show floor.

Red Hat, Inc. continues to receive substantial industry praise. Recent praise includes:

  • InfoWorld's Product of the Year (four years in a row)
  • Network Magazine's Product of the Year
  • Computer Reseller News Editors' Choice
  • InternetWeek's InternetWeek Approved Award

About Red Hat, Inc.

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