Press release

红帽在政府采购战场全面告捷

红帽中标08年中央国家机关政府采购协议

近日,在刚刚结束的“2008年中央国家机关政府采购协议供货项目”招标活动中,红帽在操作系统和中间件领域成功入围,其中红帽企业级linux在操作系
统领域有6个版本入围,JBoss在中间件领域有7种产品入围,成为了中央国家机关2008年计算机等产品政府集中采购协议供货项目的品牌。

每年定期举行的中央国家机关政府采购是一项系统工程,旨在提高政府部门的信息化应用水平,更好地服务社会、服务公众。因此,在招标过程中对供货商的资格审
核非常严格,考察涉及的方面包括各项技术和服务因素、产品性能及售后服务等诸多要素。因此,入围的厂商必须具备出众的综合能力,并且深刻了解政府信息化应
用的需求,提供高可靠、高可用和高安全性的产品和解决方案。

在操作系统方面,以红帽公司企业版Linux高级服务器平台为代表,以其优异的高可用性、稳定性、灵活性、改善的安全性受到政府采购的青睐,并降低了企业
级虚拟化、高可用性和存储管理软件的成本和复杂性,在中间件方面,JBoss中间件 以红帽JBoss应用服务器平台标准服务为代表,它无用户
数限制,支持多个CPU和应用服务器集群。该平台中所支持与服务的内容包括:JBoss Application Server;JBoss
seam;JBoss Hibernate;JAVA EE;JBoss 应用服务器集群;JBoss CACHE;Apache Tomcat。

07年红帽公司继续在中国的快速成长,在稳扎稳打的基础上,实施重点突破,而政府采购就是其中的重点,红帽公司凭借在国际软件行业的地位和良好口碑以及高
性能的产品,轻松在本年度中央政府采购协议中标,这是一次重点突破的伟大胜利,也是中央政府部门对红帽软件的充分肯定。

About 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 http://www.redhat.com.

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