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Red Hat's channel is a "multi-billion dollar opportunity"

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| With as much as 60 percent of Red Hat's $680 million in FY 2008 revenue
| coming through its partner channel, The VAR Guy reaches a cogent
| conclusion: "Red Hat-driven solutions are likely a multi-billion channel
| opportunity now."
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http://news.cnet.com/8301-13505_3-9987130-16.html


Recent:

Red Hat CEO: Oracle/BEA Deal is Helping Us

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| Business continues to be good at open source vendor Red Hat despite the
| economic slowdown in the U.S. Part of the good times at Red Hat are the
| result of new product introductions that are helping to grow revenues and
| part comes from the actions of others, in particular Oracle.
|
| During Red Hat's first quarter fiscal 2009 conference call, Red Hat CEO Jim
| Whitehurst outlined his company's financial performance and credited the
| Oracle acquisition of BEA as being a driver for Red Hat's revenue growth.
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http://www.internetnews.com/bus-news...le.php/3755446


Red Hat expects steady growth

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| Red Hat said on a conference call with analysts that it expected continued
| revenue growth, to between $162 million and $164 million, and flat earnings
| in the second quarter.
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http://uk.reuters.com/article/techno...25917220080626


Red Hat net up slightly, rev climbs 32 pct

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| Revenue rose 32 percent to $156.6 million, the company said. Analysts were
| expecting revenue of about $153.1 million, according to Reuters Estimates.
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http://uk.reuters.com/article/techno...25917220080625


No Recession at Red Hat

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| It is flattering to be mentioned, Mr. Whitehurst said, but he noted that
| corporate customers and the industry benefit from what he called Red
| Hat’s “Switzerland status” — not being a province of one of the major powers
| in the technology industry.
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http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/0...on-at-red-hat/
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