Dr. Kristof Kloeckner of IBM to Deliver Partner Keynote at 2010 Red Hat Summit


United States, May 3, 2010

IBM CTO of Cloud Computing Will Present on Strategic Cloud Computing at Red Hat Summit

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that IBM will be the Premier Sponsor of Red Hat Summit in Boston, June 22-25, 2010, including full sponsorship of the Cloud Computing Track. Additionally, Dr. Kristof Kloeckner, CTO of Cloud of Computing for IBM, will deliver a partner keynote address which will focus on current cloud computing initiatives and the future of cloud computing in the software industry.

Kloeckner is vice president, Strategy & Enterprise Initiatives, Systems and Software and CTO, Cloud Computing at IBM. In his current role, he defines and drives IBM's cloud technology strategy and integrates the cloud research and development activities across the company. Previously, Kloeckner served as CTO, Enterprise Initiatives and vice president, Cloud Computing Platforms. Kloeckner has more than 28 years of experience in strategy, architecture and development for information technology organizations.

The 2010 Red Hat Summit will offer hands-on labs, demonstrations, numerous networking opportunities, and more than 120 sessions, including a variety of sessions focused on building public and private clouds with Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization technologies. Register for Red Hat Summit today and save $300.

Dr. Kloeckner's keynote will be featured on Thursday, June 24 at 8:30 a.m. ET during the Red Hat Summit General Session. Video footage will be available after the keynote is delivered.

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