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Red Hat Grows Million-Dollar Linux Deals

Dec 21, 2011, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])

""For the fourth consecutive quarter, we set a record for deals over $1 million," Red Hat CFO Charlie Peters said during the company's earnings call. "27 of the top 30 deals in the quarter exceeded $1 million, a 69 percent increase over Q3 of last fiscal year, and five deals exceeded $5 million, a new quarterly record."

Those big deals aren't just about Red Hat Enterprise Linux, they're also about JBoss. Peters noted that approximately 40 percent of Red Hat's top deals include a middleware component, and four deals were actually standalone middleware deals over $1 million.

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