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Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst to Keynote Global Technology Distribution Council Summit of North America

RALEIGH, N.C. — September 4, 2015 — Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that President and CEO Jim Whitehurst will serve as the keynote speaker at the 2015 Global Technology Distribution Council Summit of North America (GTDC NA).


Whitehurst's keynote will focus on how open source software is driving innovation in the enterprise, particularly in the areas of the cloud, big data, mobile, and cloud applications. His presentation will also compare commercial to open source solutions and illustrate best practices as businesses shift to open source software.   Whitehurst will be speaking September 10, 2015, from 9:45 – 10:30 a.m. PDT, at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, in San Francisco, California. For more information about the event, or to register for the 2015 GTDC NA Summit, visit the GTDC website for details.


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