Red Hat launches six-city European Road Tour to promote Open Source solutions for Enterprises

Munich Germany

United States, October 6, 2004
Red Hat, Inc. (Nasdaq:RHAT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions to the enterprise, today announced the continuation of its highly successful "World Tour" with a new six-city European road tour intended to promote Open Source solutions for Enterprises. The World Tour Europe, co-sponsored by Intel, will visit six major technology hubs in Europe in November and will provide
up-to-date information about IT solutions built from Open Source software.


"Linux has entered the mainstream as an enterprise-class IT solution. As the global leader in Linux and Open Source software solutions, Red Hat is taking this message on the road to customers in Europe to demonstrate improved security, scalability and systems management with Linux," said Alex Pinchev, Executive Vice President of Sales for Red Hat.


The event features business and technical presentations on topics such as Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), High Performance Computing, IT Security and the Open Source Architecture. The tour dates are: Utrecht 9 November, Stockholm 11 November, Paris 16 November, London 18 November, Milan 23 November and Munich 25 November.


For more information and registration, visit www.europe.redhat.com/worldtour/emea


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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



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