Sybase and Red Hat Extend Partnership with New Agreement

July 14, 2003

[From PR Newswire]

NEW YORK, and RALEIGH, N.C., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sybase, Inc. (NYSE: SY), a leading enterprise infrastructure and integration company, and Red Hat, Inc. (Nasdaq: RHAT), the premier open source and Linux provider, today announced that Sybase has become a Red Hat Premier ISV Partner, deepening their existing relationship. At the first stage of this agreement, Sybase has certified its enterprise-class data management systems on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux providing enterprise customers with reliable, scalable and secure data management solutions that build on the promise of Linux by further reducing operating costs.

As strategic partners on the Linux platform, Sybase and Red Hat will ensure that customers meet their data management needs at a low cost. Sybase and Red Hat will collaborate on engineering development, training and support, and exchange technology roadmaps to coordinate activities and maximize the benefits of the solutions to their joint customers.

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