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Dutch Supermarket Selects Red Hat and Zarafa’s Communication Platform

  • March 29, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux with Zarafa’s Open Messaging Platform Enhances Availability, Reliability and Scalability Amersfoort, the Netherlands – March 29, 2012 – Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, and Zarafa, a leading European company in open source groupware and collaboration software, announced that the Dutch supermarket chain PLUS has selected Zarafa’s Communication and Collaboration Platform running on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 enterprise operating system. The implementation is expected to be completed in early 2012.

Dutch Supermarket Selects Red Hat and Zarafa’s Communication Platform

  • March 29, 2012
Amersfoort, the Netherlands – March 29, 2012 – Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, and Zarafa, a leading European company in open source groupware and collaboration software, announced that the Dutch supermarket chain PLUS has selected Zarafa’s Communication and Collaboration Platform running on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 enterprise operating system. The implementation is expected to be completed in early 2012.

Red Hat Announces $300 Million Stock Repurchase Program

  • March 28, 2012
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $300 million of Red Hat’s common stock from time to time on the open market or in privately negotiated transactions. The new program begins April 1, 2012, replacing the current repurchase program that will expire on March 31, 2012. To date, approximately $214 million has been used to repurchase shares under the current program.

Red Hat Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2012 Results

  • March 28, 2012
*Fourth quarter revenue of $297 million, up 21% year-over-year; full fiscal year revenue of $1.13 billion, up 25% year-over-year *Fourth quarter GAAP EPS of $0.18, up 6% year-over-year; non-GAAP EPS of $0.29, up 12% year-over-year *Fourth quarter operating cash flow of $128 million, up 35% year-over-year; full fiscal year operating cash flow of $392 million, up 35% year-over-year Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal year ended February 29, 2012. Total revenue for the... (more)

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