RALEIGH, N.C. - —
Rich Niemiec, IOUG President and CEO of TUSC, will conduct an informal interview with Szulik, discussing Red Hat's enterprise platform, the Oracle and Red Hat Alliance, and the future of open source enterprise infrastructure solutions. There will then be an open, interactive forum for the audience to participate in the discussion.
"I am excited to be speaking to the IOUG, a group of individuals actively steering technology by sharing real-world expertise and ideas with thousands of colleagues," said Red Hat Chairman and CEO, Matthew Szulik. "Communities of technology users are critical in driving innovation."
"Red Hat's role with Oracle in enterprise infrastructure is a compelling topic for members of the IOUG," said Rich Niemiec, IOUG President and CEO of TUSC. "Our group is intrigued to learn about the value of open source and opportunities for real-world implementations."
About the International Oracle Users Group
The International Oracle Users Group(IOUG) is an independent continental user group comprised of more than 10,000 members in North, Central and South America. The IOUG offers members information created for users, by users for faster, easier and more cost-effective Oracle implementations.
About the The Red Hat and Oracle Alliance
As development partners for Oracle Products on Linux and leaders in the database and Linux markets respectively, Oracle and Red Hat have optimized Linux-based solutions to provide maximum performance, while increasing customers' return on investment and simplifying corporate computing infrastructures. Oracle and Red Hat have jointly worked together to provide enterprise service for customers by offering a singe point of contact for any Oracle support issues on Red Hat Linux Advanced Server. For more information visit www.redhat.com/oracle.
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
Forward-looking statements in this press release are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Investors are cautioned that statements in this press release that are not strictly historical statements, including, without limitation, management's plans and objectives for future operations, and management's assessment of market factors, constitute forward-looking statements which involve risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, reliance upon strategic relationships, management of growth, the possibility of undetected software errors, the risks of economic downturns generally, and in Red Hat's industry specifically, the risks associated with competition and competitive pricing pressures, the viability of the Internet, and other risks detailed in Red Hat's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, copies of which may be accessed through the SEC's Web site at http://www.sec.gov.
LINUX is a trademark of Linus Torvalds. RED HAT is a registered trademark of Red Hat, Inc. All other names and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.