Red Hat to Showcase the Importance of Adopting a Practical and Open Methodology within Cloud Computing Strategies at Cloud Computing World Forum


United States, June 21, 2010

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced its participation in the second annual Cloud Computing World Forum, to be held at London Olympia from 29th June-1st July 2010. Red Hat will be exhibiting on Stand 10 and Werner Knoblich, vice president and general manager of EMEA at Red Hat, will be presenting on “Cloud Computing, the Enterprise and Open Source, Getting Beyond the Hype” within the Integration Track of this three-day event.

The Cloud Computing World Forum is designed to educate participants on the entire Cloud Computing supply chain and aims to give delegates the complete picture of Cloud Computing and Software as a Service (SaaS). As enterprises around the World now rely on Red Hat to unlock the power of the cloud, visitors will have the opportunity to speak with Red Hat experts as well as hear an extensive analysis of the practical implications of cloud computing from a Red Hat senior executive during the second day of the conference.

Whether organisations are dipping their toes into a cloud strategy or embarking on a fully fledged strategic cloud deployment, Red Hat Consulting will be on hand at the forum to provide guidance and advice based on experience.

said Knoblich. “They now have the opportunity to benefit from lower total cost of ownership and full interoperability, resulting in performance and scalability gains. The Red Hat team looks forward to sharing our cloud experience, technology and offerings with attendees at the Cloud Computing World Forum.”

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