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    1. Red Hat Reports Solid 2Q Results

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      Thu, 24 Sep 2009

      Red Hat RHT continues to buck the economic downturn, reporting strong second-quarter results that were in line with our forecasts; our fair value estimate is ..... the growth will continue and is consistent with our long-term assumptions for Red Hat. Although Red Hat sticks out as one of the few firms able to generate growth in this tough economic environment, we remain skeptical that the ..... strong enough ties with its customers to ensure a long-term competitive advantage. Red Hat holds a leading market share position for Linux support and its biggest competitor, Novell NOVL, is saddled with declining businesses and a ..... declining businesses and a weaker financial position. Yet, we are concerned that Red Hat lacks sustainable pricing power because the open-source licensing model creates an environment where the threat of substitutes will always loom over support

    2. Red Hat Reports 1Q Results

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      Thu, 24 Jun 2010

      Red Hat RHT reported solid first-quarter results, delivering the double-digit growth that we've come to expect from the firm. Total revenue was $209 million, up ..... spending recovery, we attribute the growth in services to greater interest in Red Hat's middleware products. In fact, one of the most notable takeaways from the quarter was the announcement of an eight-figure deal focused primarily ..... but we expect expenses to creep back up during the year as Red Hat pays out to drive growth. The company repurchased 2.5 million shares for about $74 million during the quarter. This serves to prop

    1. EMC buys cloud management software vendor Cloudscaling

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      Mon, 13 Oct 2014

      storage giant's efforts to grow its arsenal of software that can manage both EMC and non-EMC hardware. Cisco, H-P, and Red Hat have also bought OpenStack startups in recent months, as enterprises and service providers give their support to a platform

    2. Red Hat selling $700M in convertible debt to finance buybacks

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      Tue, 30 Sep 2014

      Red Hat (NYSE: RHT ) is selling $700M worth of convertible senior notes due 2019. Initial ..... accelerated share repurchase agreement has been reached with Goldman. Red Hat had $1.32B in cash/investments at the end of August, and no debt

    3. HP Is The New OpenStack Leader: What Does It Mean For Red Hat ?

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      Fri, 26 Sep 2014

      By Options Calling : Red Hat (NYSE: RHT ) is the largest distributor of commercial ..... comes as a surprise to learn that Red Hat could slowly be losing its grip on ..... has for the first time surpassed Red Hat , long-time leader of the OpenStack

    4. Apple Investors Should Focus On The Facts

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      Fri, 26 Sep 2014

      to bending, and a report was issued by Red - Hat , a team of independent security researchers ..... hacked due to a flaw that according to Red - Hat , was "as bad if not worse than HeartBleed ..... confirm the validity of the claims made by Red - Hat , and Unbox Therapy, journalists and

    5. Street pleased with Brocade's investor day

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      Thu, 25 Sep 2014

      newly-launched SDN controller, which supports the open-source OpenDaylight SDN platform. "Brocade is to OpenDaylight what Red Hat is to Linux," claimed one exec (perhaps exaggerating a bit). Shares managed to rally on a rough day for tech stocks. Brocade

    6. Product Focus And Smart Strategies Can Take Red Hat Higher

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      Mon, 22 Sep 2014

      of open source software provider Red Hat (NYSE: RHT ) have appreciated an impressive ..... it is not surprising to see that Red Hat has been growing its revenue at ..... adoption is driving growth When Red Hat announced its first-quarter results

    7. Red Hat's Cloud Investments Gain Traction in Second Quarter, Raising Our Fair Value to $52

      Commentary

      Fri, 19 Sep 2014

      Red Hat 's core data center products showed solid ..... we believe the longer-term trends for Red Hat remain positive. We are raising our fair ..... the transaction. We are encouraged that Red Hat continues to incrementally add to and upgrade

    8. UPDATE 1-Linux distributor Red Hat forecasts revenue below Street

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      Thu, 18 Sep 2014

      (Adds analyst comment, forecast, result details, acquisition; updates share move)

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