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Red Hat Innovation Awards

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Each year, Red Hat recognizes the technological achievements of individuals, companies, and partners worldwide that demonstrate creative thinking, determined problem solving, and innovative use of Red Hat® solutions. These leading organizations from around the world have been recognized for their cutting-edge use of Red Hat technology in the Red Hat Innovation Awards.


Award categories for 2014

Recognition of striking flexibility, scalability, cost effectiveness, performance, and security within an infrastructure
Emerging technologies:
Recognition of the most successful illustration of cutting-edge deployment and business value from Red Hat's emerging technology portfolio
Application development:
Recognition of the most outstanding employment of agile methodologies and superior overall performance of creating, maintaining, and deploying successful business applications—whether traditional, mobile, or cloud—using Red Hat solutions
Ecosystem and knowledge exchange:
Recognition of the most flourishing use of Red Hat's expanding partner ecosystem to create innovative architectures based on Red Hat's platform, middleware, cloud, or storage products, or any combination of these products
Accelerate, integrate, automate:
Recognition of the best overall acceleration, integration, and automation of IT workloads using Red Hat products

Important dates

October 2014:
Red Hat Innovation Awards nominations are open.
June 23-26, 2015:
Red Hat Innovation Awards winners and the Red Hat Innovator of the Year are recognized at the 2015 Red Hat Summit in Boston, Massachusetts.

Innovation Connection

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Red Hat Innovation Connection is about inspiring new, brilliant ideas by recognizing our most innovative customers and partners.


Are you using Red Hat technologies to make a real difference in your company, industry, or community? Join the Red Hat Innovation Advocates program.


If Red Hat technologies are helping you reach new heights, nominate your company for the Red Hat Innovation Awards.


Earn Red Hat gear. Get free Red Hat Summit passes. Win Red Hat Innovator of the Year. These are just some of the goodies you can score by participating.

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