Price of Red Hat Linux Reduced in Online Shop


United States, January 25, 2002

Up to 25% off Red Hat Linux 7.2 and Professional, and up to 50% off for academic institutions and cross-updates

Red Hat is giving up to 25% off all Red Hat Linux 7.2 and Professional boxes bought from Red Hat online before the end of February. Schools, universities and other academic institutions, as well as customers wishing to switch to Red Hat from another distribution, can even get up to 50% off.

"We decided to reduce our online prices until the end of February in order to make it easier for both home users and companies to start using Linux," commented Dirk Haaga, Channel Manager EMEA at Red Hat. "It is especially important for academic institutions to keep costs to a minimum. Linux has always been the inexpensive alternative, and now Red Hat Linux has become even more affordable."

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