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MEDIA ALERT: Red Hat Launches New Channels to Support Education

Educational Community To Gain Free Access to Open Source Software via Red Hat Network Education Channels

RALEIGH, N.C.

Red Hat, Inc. (Nasdaq:RHAT) today announced the Red Hat Network Education Channels, designed to support students and educators with access to Red Hat Linux 7.3 operating system via the Red Hat Network. Red Hat Linux 7.3 is a highly configurable operating system (OS) designed to deliver what educational institutions need for flexible Internet-based computing. These channels will ease and accelerate the adoption of open source software within the education community nationwide.



 

Red Hat will offer two channels:

The Educational channel will be tailored for teachers and IS administrators, as well as high school and university students.

The K-12 Linux Terminal Server Project Channel will enable K-12 teachers and IS administrators to set up computer science labs with an Open Lab architecture, which combines affordable open source software with thin client hardware, reducing maintenance and hardware costs for schools.

Both channels provide free Red Hat Network access for one machine. More information on the Red Hat Network Education Channels and subscription information can be found at http://rhn.redhat.com/info/education/.

Red Hat Network delivers fine-grained management and control of Red Hat Linux-based systems, regardless of how many are deployed. Red Hat Network represents the accumulation of Red Hat Linux technology and know-how, optimally packaged, delivered and installed on each system. Currently, there are more than 500,000 systems subscribed to Red Hat Network for software updates for their Red Hat Linux systems.

About Red Hat, Inc.

Red Hat, the world's leading open source and Linux provider, is headquartered in Raleigh, NC with satellite offices spanning the globe. Red Hat is leading Linux and open source solutions into the mainstream by making high quality, low cost technology accessible. Red Hat provides operating system software along with middleware, applications and management solutions. Red Hat also offers support, training and consulting services to its customers worldwide and through top-tier partnerships. Red Hat's open source strategy offers customers a long term plan for building infrastructures that are based on and leverage open source technologies with focus on security and ease of management. Learn more: http://www.redhat.com

LINUX is a trademark of Linus Torvalds. RED HAT is a registered trademark of Red Hat, Inc. All other names and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Red Hat について

Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. As the connective hub in a global network of enterprises, partners, and open source communities, Red Hat helps create relevant, innovative technologies that liberate resources for growth and prepare customers for the future of IT. Learn more at http://www.redhat.com.

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