Red Hat Launches Red Hat Linux 6.2 for the Korean Market

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United States, August 1, 2000

The Release of a Fully Localised Version of the Award-Winning Red Hat Linux 6.2 Will Spearhead Red Hat's Launch into Korea

Red Hat Asia Pacific, (NASDAQ:RHAT), the leader in open source Internet infrastructure solutions, today announced the launch of a Korean-localized version of Red Hat Linux 6.2. Red Hat will sell its software products through strategic alliances that have been formed with Korean-based Linux One and Linux Korea.

Red Hat Linux 6.2 extends Red Hat's commitment to customer service and the strength of open source development by incorporating easy installation, software update information and access, and system management capabilities.

"Red Hat has a long-term commitment to developing and maturing open source solutions in Korea and this is underpinned by our determination to maintain our world leadership position", said Mark White Vice President and General Manager Red Hat Asia-Pacific. "Red Hat Linux is the most trusted open source operating system in the world and we have confidence in our partners that our success achieved in other markets will be replicated in Korea, through the launch of Red Hat Linux 6.2".

The Red Hat Linux 6.2 standard package includes two operating CD's, 90 days of web-based installation support and 30 days of priority on-line access. Red Hat Linux 6.2 consists of digital fonts provided by Yoon Design Institute.

Pricing and availability
Red Hat Linux 6.2 suggested retail price is $US35 and will be distributed by Red Hat's partners Linux One and Linux Korea.

Red Hat Training expands into Korea
The internationally recognized Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) program will be available in Korea. The Red Hat training programs will equip successful participants with critical Linux skills, from basic installation and maintenance to advanced administration.

Details of Red Hat training courses can be accessed at: www.redhat.com/services/training/asiapac.

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