ProductsDesktop Server Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform For IBM POWER For IBM System z For SAP Business Applications Red Hat Satellite Management For Scientific ComputingExtended Update Support High Availability High Performance Network Load Balancer Resilient Storage Scalable File System Smart Management Extended Lifecycle SupportAccelerate Automate Integrate Red Hat JBoss Developer Studio Portfolio Edition Web Framework Kit Application Platform Web Server Data Grid Portal Fuse Red Hat JBoss A-MQ SOA Platform BRMS Data Services Platform JBoss Operations Network JBoss Community or JBoss enterprise
SolutionsWhy Red Hat Why open hybrid cloud? The new IT Public cloud Cloud resource library Private cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) Cloud applications and workloadsSolaris to Red Hat Enterprise Linux Migration overview Migrate from your UNIX platform How to migrate to Red Hat Enterprise Linux Upgrade to the latest Red Hat Enterprise Linux release JBoss Enterprise Middleware Benefits of migrating to Red Hat Enterprise Linux Migration services Start a conversation with Red Hat
TrainingClassroom training Red Hat Online Learning Virtual training Remote classroom training On-site team training Online Learning LabsPopular and new courses Red Hat JBoss Administration curriculum Core System Administration curriculum Red Hat JBoss Middleware Development curriculum Advanced System Administration curriculum Linux Development curriculum Cloud Computing, Virtualization, and Storage curriculum
ConsultingSOA and integration Business process management Cloud and Virtualization Custom Software Development Enterprise Data and Storage Systems management Migrations
Red Hat Recognizes Emergent’s Quint Van Deman as 2011 Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year
BostonUnited States, May 2, 2011
Van Deman To Be Recognized During Special Reception at 2011 Red Hat Summit and JBoss World
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Quint Van Deman, director of open source consulting at Emergent, LLC and a Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA®), has been named the 2011 Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year. Red Hat certifications are earned by passing rigorous practical exams in which candidates must perform the real-world tasks required in production environment. The annual Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year award recognizes and honors the hard work, skills and creativity of those holding Red Hat certifications.
“The community of Red Hat Certified professionals across the globe are using their Red Hat certifications to continually help their companies and customers with successful IT deployments and migrations,” said Randy Russell, director of Certification for Red Hat. “We once again had a very competitive program for Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year and we’re pleased to recognize Quint Van Deman for his achievements as a Red Hat Certified Architect.”
In his role at Emergent, LLC, Van Deman’s principal objective is to help clients move from a last-generation, proprietary IT infrastructure to a next-generation architecture that embraces the synergy of open source, open standards and cloud-based solutions. Being a RHCA® has enhanced Van Deman’s knowledge of many of the enterprise solutions that solve common IT-related business challenges. From using Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for on-premise server and datacenter consolidation, to using Red Hat technologies as the foundations of an identity management solution, Van Deman is able to show how open source solves CIO-level problems. His RHCA status also gives Van Deman instant credibility with Emergent’s customers as a trusted IT advisor with knowledge based on practical experience and backed up with certified expertise.
“The skills I've acquired during my progression through the RHCE® and RHCA® certifications have enabled me to deliver results to Emergent’s customers by helping them harness the innovative power of open source solutions,” said Van Deman. “They have also enabled Emergent to accelerate its business growth into the open source market. I’m honored to receive Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year for 2011 and to have achieved a level of professional certification that’s so highly regarded across the industry.”
This year’s application process included more than 600 submissions from Red Hat certification credential holders. Van Deman was selected as Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year through a voting process open to all individuals holding a Red Hat certification. He will be recognized at a special reception this Wednesday, May 4, during the Red Hat Summit and JBoss World in Boston. The reception is open to all Red Hat Summit and JBoss World attendees who hold a Red Hat certification.
For more information on Red Hat certifications please visit www.redhat.com/certification. For more information about Red Hat, please visit www.redhat.com. For more news, more often, visit press.redhat.com.
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 six 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.
Certain statements contained in this press release may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements provide current expectations of future events based on certain assumptions and include any statement that does not directly relate to any historical or current fact. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors, including: risks related to delays or reductions in information technology spending, the effects of industry consolidation, uncertainty and adverse results in litigation and related settlements, the integration of acquisitions and the ability to market successfully acquired technologies and products; the ability of the Company to effectively compete; the inability to adequately protect Company intellectual property and the potential for infringement or breach of license claims of or relating to third party intellectual property; the ability to deliver and stimulate demand for new products and technological innovations on a timely basis; risks related to data and information security vulnerabilities; ineffective management of, and control over, the Company's growth and international operations; fluctuations in exchange rates; and changes in and a dependence on key personnel, as well as other factors contained in our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K (copies of which may be accessed through the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at http://www.sec.gov), including those found therein under the captions "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations". In addition to these factors, actual future performance, outcomes, and results may differ materially because of more general factors including (without limitation) general industry and market conditions and growth rates, economic and political conditions, governmental and public policy changes and the impact of natural disasters such as the earthquakes and related events in Japan . The forward-looking statements included in this press release represent the Company's views as of the date of this press release and these views could change. However, while the Company may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, the Company specifically disclaims any obligation to do so. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing the Company's views as of any date subsequent to the date of the press release.
Red Hat and JBoss are trademarks of Red Hat, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Linux is the registered trademark of Linus Torvalds in the U.S. and other countries.