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Red Hat Honors Sean Millichamp as 2012 Worldwide Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year

Millichamp Recognized During 2012 Red Hat Summit and JBoss World

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RALEIGH, N.C. and BOSTON – RED HAT SUMMIT AND JBOSS WORLD 2012 – June 29, 2012 – Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Sean Millichamp, Senior Linux Architect at Secure-24, Inc., has been named the 2012 Worldwide Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year. Red Hat certifications are earned by passing rigorous practical exams during which candidates must perform the real-world tasks required in production environments. The annual Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year awards recognize and honor the hard work, expertise and ingenuity of those holding Red Hat certifications.



Sean Millichamp, RHCE, has been deploying Red Hat-based systems in customer environments for 14 years. He has deployed Red Hat Linux and Red Hat Enterprise Linux in many different configurations for many different companies. Today he is a Senior Linux Architect for Secure-24, Inc., a managed hosting and cloud provider and Red Hat Partner in the Detroit, Michigan area. He is responsible for setting the technical standards and direction for his organization's Red Hat Enterprise Linux environment. He works with his human resources department to help find and hire top Linux talent and facilitates workplace study sessions for employees working toward their Red Hat certifications.



More than 60 entries were received in the 2012 Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year contest, with contestants representing Red Hat’s RHCSA, RHCE, RHCDS, RHCA and JBCAA certification credentials. Millichamp was selected as the 2012 Worldwide Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year by a panel of experts in the field of business and open source technology, and was honored at the Innovation Hour during the Red Hat Summit and JBoss World in Boston on June 28.



In addition to Millichamp, Red Hat also recognized the following individuals as Regional Red Hat Certified Professionals of the Year:

Suraj Kumar (RHCE) –  Asia Pacific

Bruno Lima (RHCA) – Europe-Middle East-Africa

Juan David Perez Orozco (RHCDS) – Latin America

David Kramer (RHCA) – North America




Supporting Quotes

Randy Russell, Director of Certification, Red Hat

“We are excited to honor Sean for his many years of dedication and contribution to Red Hat solutions and the open source way. Sean is an excellent example of the value that Red Hat certifications can provide to individuals in enterprise IT. Congratulations to Sean on his achievements."



Sean Millichamp, Senior Linux Architect, Secure-24, Inc. (Winner)

“It was a great honor to be selected as this year’s Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year, especially after my many years of experience working with Red Hat technologies and seeing first-hand the value they deliver to organizations. The exams and training provided by Red Hat have allowed me to more effectively deploy my Red Hat-based systems in a variety of environments and are truly an invaluable resource.”



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Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, taking 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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