Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst to Deliver Keynote at Interop New York

Raleigh

United States, October 20, 2010

Addresses importance of interoperability in cloud computing

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that President and CEO, Jim Whitehurst, will deliver the keynote address at Interop New York. Interop aims to drive the adoption of technology, providing knowledge and insight to help IT and corporate decision-makers achieve business success.

As a Linux leader, Red Hat has built its business on open source and the interoperability inherent in its solutions. From the operating system to middleware to virtualization to cloud computing, Red Hat creates value for thousands of customers across the globe looking for choice and freedom from vendor lock-in across their IT infrastructure. Whitehurst will address opportunities for the technology industry presented by cloud computing. In his keynote "A Toast to Innovation and the Future of Cloud Computing," Whitehurst will discuss the importance of interoperability to cloud computing, how transparency helped solve problems of the past, and how the promise of adaptability can help solve the problems of the future.

WHERE:Interop New York
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York
WHEN:Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010, 9:00 a.m. ET
"A Toast to Innovation and the Future of Cloud Computing," Jim Whitehurst

A recording of the keynote will be available for replay on the Interop New York website following the event. For more information on Interop New York, please visit www.interop.com/newyork/.

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