Red Hat Celebrates its 10,000th Certified Engineer

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United States, April 20, 2004
Red Hat, Inc. (Nasdaq:RHAT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions to the enterprise, today announced that over 10, 000 individuals are now certified as Red Hat Certified Engineers (RHCE's). The Red Hat Certified Engineer training program - in its tenth year - provides performance based certification for Linux engineers and technicians to become competent in the deployment and maintenance of Red Hat systems within an enterprise.

Recognised as one of the highest quality training and certification in IT, the program is set apart from others for its practical and hands-on subjects and rigorous exam process. With courses available throughout the US, Europe and Asia, Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) and Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT) graduates are among the most highly sought after technicians within the industry.

"Enterprise customers continue to be impressed by the calibre and quality of Red Hat's training and certification program," said European Training Manager, Jasmine Huxtable-Wright. "We are pleased that the Red Hat training program has achieved this significant milestone and look forward to watching both its continued growth and the further adoption of Linux in the enterprise."

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