NYSE Euronext CIO to Deliver Keynote at 2009 Red Hat Summit


United States, May 27, 2009

Steve Rubinow to share strategy of building one of the world's most mission critical IT environments with open source

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Steve Rubinow, co-global chief information officer at NYSE Euronext, will keynote at the 2009 Red Hat Summit.

NYSE Euronext (NYX) operates the world's largest and most liquid exchange group. With over 8,000 listed issues globally, NYSE Euronext's equities markets represent nearly 40 percent of the world's cash equities trading volume, the most liquidity of any global exchange group. NYSE Euronext unifies six cash equities exchanges in five countries and six derivatives exchanges. It strives to provide the highest possible market quality, innovation and customer choice.

NYSE Euronext must meet and exceed daily IT demands to handle heavy workloads while producing fast-paced performance results across its global systems. With its cutting-edge IT strategy, led by Rubinow, it has brought the exchange group to the forefront of elite IT innovation with systems that push the highest speed, scalability and performance expectations.

"Due to the mission-critical nature of our infrastructure to our business and that of our customers, NYSE Euronext seeks to deliver optimal uptime and system performance," said Rubinow. "I'm looking forward to sharing our open source strategy with people at the Red Hat Summit and discussing our approach to innovation in a high pressure environment."

Rubinow has decades of experience in the information technology industry, leading technology innovation, strategy and information management for many leading organizations. As global CIO of NYSE Euronext, he is responsible for most of the company's technology endeavors. Rubinow's former roles include Chief Technology Officer of Archipelago Holdings, Senior Vice President and Chief Information/Technology Officer at NextCard, Inc., and Vice President of Corporate Management Information Systems at Fidelity Investments.

"Steve is a visionary in the IT industry and we are honored to have him share some of his knowledge in developing strategic IT environments that really help drive business efficiency," said Jim Whitehurst, president and CEO at Red Hat. "NYSE Euronext is a shining example of extraordinary innovation in challenging times. I look forward to Steve's involvement at Red Hat Summit."

Now in its fifth year, Red Hat Summit is an annual conference that brings together business decision makers, engineers, developers and community enthusiasts from around the world. Attendees will learn about the latest open source advancements from Red Hat solutions and JBoss Enterprise Middleware technologies. Co-located for the first time this year with JBoss World, the Red Hat Summit will take place in Chicago, Sept. 1-4, 2009. The co-location of Red Hat Summit and JBoss World will provide attendees with the unique ability to move between both conferences with one pass, offering the opportunity to gain increased knowledge across the entire application stack.

For more information or to register for the 2009 Red Hat Summit or JBoss World, please visit www.redhat.com/summit or www.jbossworld.com.

To learn more about the results NYSE Euronext has achieved using Red Hat products and technologies, please visit nyse.

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