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Red Hat Joins Lineup of NC Tech 2000 Exhibitors


Red Hat, Inc. (NASDAQ: RHAT), joins a growing list of premier technology providers exhibiting at NC Tech 2000, the first business to business trade show that will showcase all aspects of the technology industry in North Carolina.

Organized by The NC State Computer Training Unit, Centennial Campus; Business Wire; and Business Leader magazine, in cooperation with leading technology sponsors Powerware and Bell & Howell, NC Tech 2000 takes place March 23-24, 2000 at NC State University's McKimmon Center.

Red Hat is the leading provider of open source solutions. Information about Red Hat is available at Spokesperson Matthew Szulik, president and CEO, describes the importance of Red Hat*s participation in NC Tech 2000. "Our goal is to build a world class technology company in the Research Triangle area of North Carolina. That we are successfully doing this and that the rate of technical innovation in North Carolina is increasing rapidly is evidenced by important events such as NC Tech 2000."


North Carolina Technology Showcase 2000 gathers under one roof all facets of the technology industry in North Carolina - from developers of leading edge technology to manufacturers and marketers. Its purpose is to highlight the scope, depth, and breadth of the technology being created, developed, refined, manufactured, and deployed to market in North Carolina in front of regional, national, and international audiences.

The Showcase will be promoted nationally and internationally to trade and business press by Business Wire with public relations support from Rockett, Burkhead & Winslow and Pettus.Inc.

Within North Carolina, promotional support will come from Business Leader magazine and Fox 50 in the Triangle region and Business Life magazine in the Triad and Charlotte.

Software, telecommunications, information technology, e-commerce, connectivity, networking, wireless communications, and biotechnology are all areas that will be showcased.

Acerca de Red Hat

Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. As the connective hub in a global network of enterprises, partners, and open source communities, Red Hat helps create relevant, innovative technologies that liberate resources for growth and prepare customers for the future of IT. Learn more at

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