Red Hat announced that it is pursuing Common Criteria certification for the JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, reinforcing its commitment to information technology (IT) security for public-sector customers. Additionally, Red Hat announced that the company has initiated its pursuit of Common Criteria certification for MetaMatrix Data Services Platform.
Red Hat today announced that three leading Italian organizations, including CSI-Piemonte, one of the top fifteen software and services companies in Italy, Iride Energia, a leading thermal and electric energy provider in Italy and the City of Marsala have found success with Red Hat solutions. Each has experienced heightened performance, cost-savings and increased reliability with solutions including Red Hat Enterprise Linux, JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, Red Hat Cluster Suite and Red Hat Support.
"It is already quite well established that Novell failed to stop Red Hat’s momentum after it had signed deal with Microsoft. The figures which Red Hat included in last night’s report left little room for doubt. They were very encouraging."
Redhat announced the promotion of Mark E. Cook to Vice President, Finance and Controller and the appointment of Paul Argiry as Vice President and Treasurer. Both will report to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Charlie Peters.
RedHat announced the following statement in regard to the Court of First Instance in Luxembourg's decision in the matter of the European Commission vs. Microsoft:
Red Hat announced that the French Ministry for Education has migrated 2,500 servers across its 30 local education authorities to Red Hat Enterprise Linux. This decision was made in line with the Ministry's strategy to invest in open source solutions in order to free itself from the constraints associated with proprietary software and vendor lock-in.
Hewlett-Packard, the world’s largest PC manufacturer, has announced it will start selling Linux-based PCs from $AU600 in Australia. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Desktop will come pre-loaded on the HP dx2250 desktop computer -- an AMD-based model.
Red Hat is pleased to announce the availability of the beta release of 5.1 (kernel-2.6.18-36.el5) for the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 family of products.