Red Hat Honors Vizuri with Partner of Excellence Award

Inaugural award recognizes support and leading contributions to the Red Hat community

RALEIGH, N.C.--()--Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, recognized Vizuri, a leading IT consulting firm, with the first-ever Partner of Excellence Award. Vizuri was recognized at Red Hat’s 2017 North America Partner Conference in Las Vegas.

The Partner of Excellence Award was developed to honor partners that showcase support and leading contributions to the Red Hat community. With ten years of collaboration, Red Hat and Vizuri have worked together to develop innovative solutions that are designed to meet customer needs and solve complex business challenges. As a Premier Red Hat Partner, Vizuri’s experience spans the spectrum of Red Hat’s open hybrid cloud portfolio including Linux, middleware, cloud, application development, virtualization, management and storage.

In 2016, Vizuri received Red Hat’s Middleware Partner of the Year Award at the Red Hat North American Partner Conference. Vizuri, also a member of Red Hat’s North America Partner Advisory Council, has helped customers modernize their approach to modern application development with Red Hat solutions, including two projects that received Red Hat Innovation Awards.

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D. Robert Martin, vice president, North America Partners, Red Hat
“For ten years, Vizuri has demonstrated a level of commitment to innovation and the early adoption of our emerging products into their solutions, which is evidenced by their Red Hat customer successes and, most recently, selection into our Application Platform Partner Initiative. Their commitment and excellence is an example for other partners to aspire. They serve as a reference example for future recipients to model. We are thrilled to be able to congratulate and thank them through this award."

Joe Dickman, senior vice president, Vizuri
“Through the years, our relationship with Red Hat has grown beyond anything we originally imagined. Beyond customer successes, this award not only shows our commitment to providing customers with innovative open source solutions but also the collaborative relationship we have with Red Hat. Together, we combine our strengths and expertise to support customers with innovative open source solutions. We are honored to be the first recognized with this award, and look forward to our continued collaboration.”

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Red Hat recognized Vizuri with first-ever Partner of Excellence Award.

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