ProductsDesktop Server Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform For IBM POWER For IBM System z For SAP Business Applications 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 BPM Suite Red Hat JBoss Developer Studio Portfolio Edition Web Framework Kit Application Platform Web Server Data Grid Portal Fuse Red Hat JBoss A-MQ BRMS Red Hat JBoss Fuse Service Works JBoss Operations Network JBoss Community or JBoss enterprise Red Hat JBoss Data Virtualization
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
TrainingPopular 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
Samsung Chooses Red Hat to Create Open Source Development Tools for Next-Generation Low Power Chip
San JoseUnited States, September 26, 2000
Red Hat to Provide Samsung with GNUpro Embedded Development Tool Suite for CalmRISC Platform
Red Hat, Inc. (Nasdaq:RHAT), the leader in developing, deploying and managing open source Internet infrastructure solutions, today announced at Embedded Systems Conference West 2000 that Samsung has awarded it a million dollar contract to port the Red Hat GNUpro embedded development tools to the Samsung Calm RISC line of low-power processors.
Under the terms of this agreement, Red Hat will provide Samsung with a version of its' industry-leading open source GNUPro development tool compatible with the extremely low powered 32-bit and 16-bit CalmRISC line of processors, opening the way for the development of a new generation of ubiquitous consumer devices that are portable and power-efficient.
"This agreement is an important step toward the development of a new generation of efficient and advanced mobile devices with the power consumption, packaging and reliability needed for ubiquitous devices," said Dr. Hyung-Lae Roh, Senior Vice President, System LSI Business, Samsung. "Red Hat delivers us the best expertise in open source and the most powerful embedded development tools in the world, helping us to reach new markets more quickly and efficiently."
"The combination of Samsung's advanced processors and market leadership with Red Hat's expertise through the whole range of the computing spectrum, from high availability clusters and servers to small embedded devices, creates a powerful union," said Matthew Szulik, president and CEO of Red Hat, Inc. "Samsung is another example of how the markets recognize Red Hat's unique ability to provide development and management of a common code base to help them design the next generation of post-PC computing."
Red Hat will make its development tools ready for use on the CalmRISC platform by Spring 2001. Under the GPL license, Samsung will be able to provide the GNUpro development tools to CalmRISC CPU customers free of charge, and give those customers the option of obtaining technical support from Samsung, or directly from Red Hat.
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
Forward-looking statements in this press release are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Investors are cautioned that statements in this press release that are not strictly historical statements, including, without limitation, management's plans and objectives for future operations, and management's assessment of market factors, constitute forward-looking statements which involve risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, reliance upon strategic relationships, management of growth, the possibility of undetected software errors, the risks of economic downturns generally, and in Red Hat's industry specifically, the risks associated with competition and competitive pricing pressures, the viability of the Internet, and other risks detailed in Red Hat's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, copies of which may be accessed through the SEC's Web site at http://www.sec.gov.
LINUX is a trademark of Linus Torvalds. RED HAT is a registered trademark of Red Hat, Inc. All other names and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.