Red Hat Cloud Ecosystem Gains Global Momentum

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Red Hat Cloud Ecosystem Gains Global Momentum


NC, Global, June 28, 2012

Red Hat Certified Cloud Provider Program Grows by More Than Double with New Worldwide Partners; Company Expands Cloud Access Offering to Include JBoss Enterprise Middleware

RALEIGH, N.C. and BOSTON – RED HAT SUMMIT AND JBOSS WORLD 2012 – June 28, 2012 – Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced momentum for its Red Hat Cloud ecosystem with the global expansion and growth of its Red Hat Certified Cloud Provider Program. Since 2011, the program has expanded by more than double to include certified partners across North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America.

The Red Hat Certified Cloud Provider Program assembles the solutions a cloud provider needs to plan, build, manage and offer hosted cloud solutions and Red Hat technologies to customers. A Red Hat Certified Cloud Provider offers a trusted destination for Red Hat end-users, independent software vendors (ISVs) and partners to benefit from Red Hat offerings in public clouds under innovative consumption and service models delivered by the cloud providers. Each provider meets testing and certification requirements to demonstrate that they can deliver a safe, scalable, supported and consistent environment for enterprise cloud deployments.

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Jean Crescenzi, chief technical officer, Colosseum Online Inc.
“As a leading colocation and hosting provider, Colosseum Online Inc. built its high-performance, highly scalable and manageable public, private and hybrid cloud offerings using Red Hat’s Enterprise Virtualization solution. We have seen tremendous growth since our cloud services went online. Red Hat’s commitment to quality and support has been very instrumental to our growth and that is why we have further extended our partnership to include Red Hat’s Certified Cloud Provider Program. When customers move to Colosseum’s Red Hat Certified Cloud and use Red Hat Enterprise Linux virtual machines, they quickly realize the unsurpassed advantages of running Red Hat Enterprise Linux guests on Red Hat’s Enterprise virtualization platform.  Red Hat on Red Hat never ceases to impress, and
that is the Colosseum advantage.”