Red Hat Expands Security Leadership by Seeking Common Criteria Certification
for JBoss and MetaMatrix Solutions

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| Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today
| 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, Research In Motion lead early tech gains

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| Red Hat, Research In Motion lead early tech gains Red Hat Inc. shares rose 66
| cents, or 3.7%, to $19.60 after the open-source software developer on Tuesday
| reported a 65% increase in its second-quarter earning due to strong sales of
| its Linux operating system software. *

Does RHX avoid the need for Red Hat acquisitions?

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| There seems to be some excitement being generated at the moment about
| Red Hat's potential acquisition strategy following the publication of
| an analyst note by Credit Suisse's Justin Maynard.
| [...]
| While it has made purchases, Red Hat fits in the latter category. The JBoss
| acquisition is the exception, rather than the rule, I would suggest.