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Red Hat Joins HP Enterprise Services Technology Alliance

  Red Hat Joins HP Enterprise Services Technology Alliance

  Alliance fueled by more than a decade of collaboration and joint solution
                                 development

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RALEIGH, N.C. -- February 4, 2013

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source
solutions, today announced it has joined the HP Enterprise Services Technology
Alliance program. HP Enterprise Services offers Red Hat products as part of
its Standard Operating Platform for outsourcing clients, and uses Red Hat
JBoss Middleware technology and Red Hat Enterprise Linux as platforms for
development and deployment of solutions to manage mission critical services in
the enterprise.

“Becoming a part of HP’s Enterprise Services Technology Alliance solidifies
the work we’ve done together to design, build and deploy solutions in a range
of industries maximizing flexibility while containing infrastructure costs,”
said Alan Sanchez, director of global strategic alliances, Red Hat. “These
solutions present the best of both companies to our customers, and the end
result is better business outcomes.”

“Optimizing IT performance requires strong solutions,” said Greg Robins, vice
president, Alliances, HP Enterprise Services. “Red Hat’s technology, combined
with HP’s services, provides clients with solutions that enable the
flexibility and agility today’s enterprises demand.”

HP Enterprise Services’ solutions designed and built on Red Hat’s platform are
aimed at delivering superior performance, security and scalability over
proprietary operating platforms.

Examples of these solutions include:

  *HP Service Orchestration Manager, designed to create, orchestrate, and
    monitor Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) services and agile
    applications blending network, IT and Web 2.0 services with subscriber and
    application information;
  *HP SDP Service Governance Framework, offering Application Programming
    Interface management for registration, authentication, authorization and
    entitlement, as well as rich SOA policy feature, and service monetization
    that support IT and third party application developers;
  *HP Storefront and Mobility Gateway offers an end-to-end mobility
    application solution for Communication Service Providers to provide to
    their business and enterprise customers. The solution enhances
    productivity by supporting the use of smart phones and tablets with end to
    end application security outside the office.
  *HP Aggregation Platform for SaaS provides a common foundation for multiple
    as-a-service offerings. It integrates and automates important service
    management processes such as provisioning, activation, reporting, service
    usage and revenue settlement.

HP Enterprise Services Technology Alliance partners are globally recognized
companies collaborating with HP to develop, implement and jointly market
differentiated services. These alliances focus on specific technologies or
domains, and provide standards that can become a pervasive part of product and
service delivery frameworks.

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About Red Hat, Inc.

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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Contact:

Red Hat, Inc.
Daniel Thompson, 978-589-1059
dthompso@redhat.com
 
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