MEDIA ALERT: IBM and Red Hat Discuss Their E-Business Software Solutions for Linux

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United States, November 28, 2000

Who: IBM and Red Hat Product Experts
What: Webcast for Business Partners to Discuss the Jointly Bundled IBM Software Solutions
When: Wednesday, November 29 - 11:00 - 12:30 p.m. EST
How: Register for the Webcast at http://webevents.broadcast.com/ibm/linux/home.asp.
Rebroadcasts are available on demand beginning December 6, 2000.

IBM AND RED HAT DISCUSS THEIR E-BUSINESS SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS FOR LINUX

Red Hat and IBM product experts will be available to talk about what they are doing to provide cost effective ways to deploy commercial e-business software solutions on Red Hat Linux. In August of 2000, IBM Corporation (NYSE: IBM) and Red Hat, Inc. (NASDAQ: RHAT announced a global alliance to bundle all of IBM's Linux-enabled software into e-business solutions. In October of 2000, IBM, Lotus and Red Hat software offerings, bundled with support, became available to both IBM and Red Hat customers.

IBM provides the software infrastructure for Red Hat Linux solutions through products such as IBM DB2 Universal Database, IBM WebSphere Application Server, Lotus Domino and IBM's Small Business Pack for Linux. Visit the webcast today to hear what IBM and Red Hat can do for you. If you can't make it tomorrow, the webcast is available on demand beginning December 6, 2000.

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

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