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Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst to Deliver Keynote at Interop New York
RaleighUnited 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/.
About Red Hat, Inc.
Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions and an S&P 500 company, is headquartered in Raleigh, NC with over 65 offices spanning the globe. CIOs ranked Red Hat as one of the top vendors delivering value in Enterprise Software for seven consecutive years in the CIO Insight Magazine Vendor Value survey. Red Hat provides high-quality, affordable technology with its operating system platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, together with virtualization, applications, management and Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) solutions, including Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and JBoss Enterprise Middleware. Red Hat also offers support, training and consulting services to its customers worldwide. Learn more: http://www.redhat.com.
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