Red Hat certifies Axway Synchrony Software Platform on Red Hat Enterprise Linux


United States, February 19, 2007

Business Collaboration Software Provider is also named Red Hat Advanced Software Partner

Red Hat (NYSE: RHT), the worlds leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Axway, a leading global provider of collaborative business solutions, has become an Advanced Software Partner in France, and has certified its Synchrony software platform on Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

The Synchrony software platform enables companies to integrate, manage and share business data both internally and externally with partners. This speeds up and facilitates the process involved in doing business with partners. Synchrony solutions are used by over 7,000 companies across a number of industries, including Finance, Healthcare, Retail, Logistics and Government.

Axway was faced with growing demand from companies wanting to run their software on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating system. The company decided to offer a greater guarantee of expertise and know-how with Linux by joining forces with Red Hat and having its Synchrony platform, a full range of collaborative business solutions, certified under Red Hat Enterprise Linux. This certification gives Axway a new status, enabling it to support its clients in their plans to migrate to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and provide the best possible support for Synchrony solutions on this platform. Axway clients will also benefit from joint support and maintenance services from Axway and Red Hat.

"By entering this partnership we have strengthened our ambition and ability to offer our clients a reliable, flexible platform while making the most of the advantages of open source technologies," explains Antoine Leclercq, Vice President of Product Management at Axway. "The Advanced Software Partner programme in particular means that we can offer our clients full integration of both Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Synchrony. This gives our customers the assurance that they can enjoy stability in the most testing circumstances and the highest level of services," concludes Leclercq.

"We are delighted that the Synchrony platform is now certified under Red Hat Enterprise Linux and that a business solutions company of the stature and quality of Axway has joined the ranks of our ISV partners. This is further proof of the demand from companies to have their critical applications supported on our high performance open source solutions," said Franz Meyer, SEMEA Director of Red Hat.

To learn more about Red Hats Advanced Software Partner programme and access resources, visit

About Red Hat, Inc.

Red Hat, the worlds leading open source solutions provider, is headquartered in Raleigh, NC, with satellite offices spanning the globe. CIOs rank Red Hat the most valuable software vendor three years running in the CIO Insight Magazine Vendor Value study. Red Hat is leading Linux and open source solutions into the mainstream by making high-quality low-cost technology accessible. Red Hat provides an operating system platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, along with applications, management and middleware solutions, including JBoss Enterprise Middleware Suite. Red Hat is accelerating the shift to service-oriented architectures and enabling the next generation of web-enabled applications running on a low-cost, secure open source platform. Red Hat also offers support, training and consulting services to its customers worldwide and through top-tier partnerships. Red Hats open source strategy offers customers a long term plan for building infrastructures that are based on and leverage open source technologies with a focus on security and ease of management. Learn more:

About Axway

Axway is the leading global provider of Collaborative Business Solutions. Axway establishes the dynamic connections – within and among enterprises – that speed up business processes and make companies easier to do business with. Over 7000 organisations worldwide from all sectors depend on Axway to manage and control their business-critical information in motion – improving value chain efficiency, regulatory compliance and quality of service.
With its comprehensive Synchrony product range, Axway offers a software platform implementing integration technologies (EAI, B2Bi, BPM, BAM and SOA), a portfolio of services tailored to Collaborative Business projects and a series of customised business solutions for the financial services and life sciences industries.

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