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Submissions Open for 2020 Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year Award

RALEIGH, N.C. (Oct. 4, 2019) — Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that submissions are being accepted for the 14th annual Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year Award.


The Red Hat Certified Professional (RHCP) of the Year Award recognizes the hard work, expertise and ingenuity of a current Red Hat Certified Professional. The award program is open to holders of a current Red Hat certification or Certificate of Expertise in eligible countries. The certification must also be current during the 2020 Red Hat Summit event.


To be considered for the award, applicants answer question prompts detailing how they use their Red Hat-certified skills to deliver business impact and value to their organization. RHCPs can nominate themselves for the award or be nominated by someone else. Judges are looking for the RHCP to showcase how their Red Hat-certified skills have helped them:


● Succeed in their current job using Red Hat solutions;

● Enhance their company’s or customers’ IT environments using Red Hat solutions;

● Improve their company’s or customers’ system performance;

● Increase their company’s or customers’ system security using Red Hat solutions;

● and/or Deliver results to their organization or customers using Red Hat solutions.


Submissions for the 2020 Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year Award will be accepted through Dec. 2, 2019 at 11:59 p.m ET. The winner will be announced and recognized at the 2020 Red Hat Summit, taking place in San Francisco, Apr. 27-29, 2020. The winner will receive paid registration, flight and hotel accommodations for Red Hat Summit.


About Red Hat

Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.