Red Hat and North Carolina State University Partner to Establish First Open Source-Based University — Students at NC State’s College of Engineering to Standardize on Open Source Software

October 19, 2000

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Oct 18, 2000 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Red Hat(R), Inc. (Nasdaq:RHAT), a leading provider of open source solutions for developing, deploying and managing Internet infrastructure, today announced an initiative with North Carolina State University, to standardize their College of Engineering academic computing environment (Eos) on open source technologies. The initial deployment will feature Red Hat Linux on Dell Optiplex hardware and will expose thousands of College of Engineering students to open source software.