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Unlike proprietary vendors, Red Hat develops software in collaboration with customers from a range of industries, including government and financial services, ensuring that rigorous security protocols are built into our software. This contributes to our software meeting some of the highest security certifications available under internationally recognized standards, like Common Criteria, and is one of the reasons 50% of the world's trading volume is powered by Red Hat products and solutions.*

* Red Hat client data, 2013

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Choice and flexibility

Open source software makes vendor lock-in a thing of the past. Red Hat customers have complete flexibility when designing their IT solutions. They can choose from a vast portfolio of products from us, our partners, and others across the IT industry.

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Business-relevant innovation

Because Red Hat technologies are developed in close collaboration with customers, partners, and communities, our products provide businesses with the latest software developments and give IT departments a competitive edge.

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Trustworthy, comprehensive services

Red Hat’s portfolio of services is the most extensive in the open source software industry and include global, award-winning support, consulting, and training offerings.

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Comprehensive ecosystem of product and service suppliers

As the world’s leading supplier of open source solutions, the breadth and depth of Red Hat partnerships is unmatched—helping customers deploy innovative solutions that are fully certified.

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Simple, effective business model

The Red Hat subscription-based business model is straightforward and flexible, which makes products easy to acquire and maintain.

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Track record of success

Red Hat products and services have been proven in the market, with rapid customer adoption and outstanding success in the most demanding computing environments.

"Red Hat Enterprise Linux is the perfect fit for our infrastructure because it enables us to be agile and flexible enough to keep pace with our developers and adapt to the changing needs for our digital business, all while maintaining a stable, secure, and efficient environment."