RALEIGH, N.C - —
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that President and CEO, Jim Whitehurst, will deliver the keynote address at the Software & Information Industry Association's (SIIA) Software Summit & CODiE Awards. The conference focuses on key drivers of software excellence, including the transformation from on-premise to on-demand, issues of agile software development and leveraging new platforms.
Spending wisely on IT has become a necessity in the current economic environment and we believe that Red Hat's value continues to resonate with enterprises looking to reduce costs without sacrificing quality or stability. In his keynote address entitled "The Open Source Opportunity," Whitehurst will discuss the value open source delivers and its increasing prevalence across multiple industries. He will detail how Red Hat has successfully harnessed the power of open source to build a thriving community and ecosystem of customers, partners and contributors.
|WHERE: ||SIIA Software Summit & CODiE Awards|
The Palace Hotel, San Francisco
|WHEN: ||Monday, May 4, 2009, 1:30-2:30 p.m. PST|
The Open Source Opportunity
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Red Hat, the world's leading open source solutions provider, is headquartered in Raleigh, NC with over 65 offices spanning the globe. CIOs ranked Red Hat as one of the top vendors delivering value in Enterprise Software for five consecutive years in the CIO Insight Magazine Vendor Value survey. Red Hat provides high-quality, affordable technology with its operating system platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, together with applications, management and Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) solutions, including JBoss Enterprise Middleware. Red Hat also offers support, training and consulting services to its customers worldwide. Learn more: http://www.redhat.com.
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