Policlinico San Marco Selects Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization


United States, August 30, 2010

Italian health facility migrates mission-critical systems from Citrix and Microsoft to Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Policlinico San Marco, a health services provider in Italy, has standardized its mission-critical infrastructure on Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The organization migrated from Citrix XenServer on Microsoft Windows to the Red Hat combination on Dell servers to achieve heightened performance, security and scalability.

The combined Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and Red Hat Enterprise Linux environment runs Policlinico San Marco's infrastructure services, including email, instant messaging, IP telephony and Oracle databases, as well as high-end medical applications such as the management system for radiology. These services must be up and running at all times so as to deliver safe patient care. To help deliver this level of reliability, Policlinico San Marco selected Red Hat based on the performance, reliability and scalability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux running on Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization.

"We decided to migrate to Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for both performance and cost reasons," said Francesco Camisa, deputy managing director of Policlinico San Marco. "By selecting Red Hat for our infrastructure we now have a secure and scalable platform that we can rely on, which allows us to focus on our core business. The combination of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and Red Hat Enterprise Linux is powerful with a shared ecosystem, fast ROI and low TCO."

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