LINUXWORLD, Boston, April 4, 2006 — Intel Corporation and Red Hat (NASDAQ: RHAT), the world’s leading provider of open source to the enterprise, today announced the creation of a global program to help customers plan for, accelerate and optimize their deployments of Linux solutions. The program will be the first of its kind for Linux solutions development, initially focused on developing and disseminating tools for virtualization of enterprise computing.

‘The Red Hat and Intel Solution Acceleration Program will give customers real-time access to the critical information, tools and support they need to build and optimize high-value Linux solutions on Intel-based platforms,’ said Jon Bork, director of Intel’s Open Source Program Office. ‘This program will help customers quickly and effectively take advantage of new Intel platforms and technologies as they come to market.’

Additional info can be found at Intel.