Red Hat gunning for $1 billion in revenue

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| Newly appointed Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst is aiming to bring Red Hat, an
| open-source vendor with just below $500 million in revenue as of last year,
| into the billion-dollar range in the next three years.

JBoss targets 50 percent market share by 2015, achieves 100 percent developer

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| JBoss was always an ambitious project and company. It would appear that not
| much has changed now that JBoss is a division within Red Hat, as Red Hat
| announced today its intention to push JBoss into 50 percent of enterprise
| middleware workloads by 2015. This isn't 50 percent of all installed
| middleware, but rather than half of every new enterprise middleware
| deployments in 2015 will be JBoss.


Red Hat Growth Recognized by Forbes Magazine

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| From an investor's perspective (where future results are key), the list also
| seems to include those companies that the equity analyst community believes
| are positioned to deliver double-digit earnings growth well into the future.
| Given our fast, top-line growth, strong EBITDA margins and high cash flow
| yield, Red Hat is a standout company on Forbes' survey of over 2,000 public
| companies. * *


Red Hat sees FY07 greater China sales up 100 pct

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| Red Hat Inc., a distributor of open-source Linux software, expects its
| sales in the greater China region to double in fiscal 2007 and grow by
| 85 percent in fiscal 2008, an executive said on Tuesday. "Our plan is to
| have 100 percent growth this year, and 85 percent growth next year,"
| Michael Chen, general manager of Red Hat China, told Reuters in an
| interview.

Red Hat sees greater China rev up 50 pct in FY09

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| But healthy demand from enterprise clients means the region is likely to far
| outstrip total revenue growth these two years, and Red Hat hopes to capture
| that by opening another eight testing centres in mainland China within the
| next six months, Hu told Reuters in an interview on Wednesday.

Red Hat Named #1 IT Vendor To Do Business With By Customers In Japan

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| Conducted in April 2007, Nikkei Market Access' research surveyed nearly 800
| IT workers from major companies involved in info-com products throughout
| Japan regarding their views of service vendors and system integrators.
| Employees working in corporate information systems sections who maintain
| contact with the nominated vendors throughout the course of their duties were
| asked to respond regarding the products and services of the involved
| companies. The survey evaluated 44 nominated vendors chosen by respondents.
| The top three respective vendors include Red Hat Japan with 27.5 percent of
| responses, Apple Japan with 25.6 percent and Willcom with 23.0 percent. * * * *