Red Hat Demonstrates Cloud Capabilities at IP EXPO 2010


United States, September 29, 2010

Exhibition presence and executive presentations will detail cloud methodology and use cases

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced its participation at IP EXPO, to be held at Earls Court, London from 20 - 21 October 2010. Red Hat will be exhibiting at Stand 460 and Dave Russell, senior solutions architect at Red Hat UK, will be presenting on ‘Red Hat Cloud Design’, giving an overview of the Red Hat cloud vision, including a detailed explanation of the company's cloud technologies and offerings.

IP EXPO offers participants the opportunity to learn about IP Networks, virtualization, cloud, wireless and storage technologies and to see how they are connected. Enterprises around the world recognise the importance and possibilities of cloud computing and Red Hat is working with customers to unlock the power of the cloud. Visitors to the event will have the opportunity to speak with Red Hat experts, see demonstrations of Red Hat’s cloud and virtualization offerings and hear an extensive analysis of the practical implications of cloud computing from Red Hat.

Organisations looking to venture into the cloud demand a solution that fosters interoperability and portability. Red Hat offers an open source, flexible cloud stack able to incorporate hardware and software components from multiple vendors. By accelerating interoperability and portability, Red Hat’s cloud stack seeks to make it easier for companies to deploy applications across multiple clouds and avoid lock-in.

“We believe that cloud computing is changing the face of the industry, altering the capabilities and economics of information technology. The cloud offers organisations an array of possibilities – cost savings, operational efficiency and increased scalability,” said Werner Knoblich, vice president and general manager of EMEA at Red Hat. “Red Hat is offering capabilities that allow customers to use multiple clouds effectively. The Red Hat team looks forward to sharing our cloud experience and portfolio with IP EXPO attendees.”

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