ProQuest CSA Wins Red Hat Innovation Award
Awards Recognize Technological Achievements through Creative Thinking and Problem Solving
ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 14, 2007 - ProQuest CSA today announced that Red Hat (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, awarded the company with the 2007 Red Hat Innovation Award for Increased Return on Investment. The award was presented at a ceremony during the Red Hat Summit in San Diego, May 9-11. The Red Hat Innovation Awards recognize Red Hat users, customers, and partners who stand out for improving processes, overcoming technology challenges and enhancing their bottom line through Red Hat and JBoss solutions.
"It is truly exciting to see the innovative ways that our customers make use of Red Hat solutions," said Brian Stevens, CTO at Red Hat. "All six category winners of the Red Hat Innovation Awards deserve congratulations for their remarkable skill and technological achievements. We had many inspiring submissions in the Increased Return on Investment category and are happy to recognize ProQuest CSA's impressive story of cost savings with Red Hat solutions as the category winner."
"We're honored to be recognized with a Red Hat Innovation Award for ProQuest CSA's implementation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux," said Bipin Patel, Chief Information Officer for ProQuest CSA. "This technology has provided ProQuest CSA with dramatic cost savings, while meeting our need for the fast deployment of performance-boosting and capacity-building opportunities within our digital products."
Winners were selected in six categories, designed to highlight innovative and exemplary uses of Red Hat technologies. In addition to ProQuest CSA, recipients include DST Health Solutions, Warner Music Group, McKesson Provider Technologies, Comcast Corporation, and Hill Air Force Base. Submissions for each category were judged by a panel of industry leaders and representatives.
More than a content provider or aggregator, ProQuest is an information partner, creating indispensable research solutions that connect people and information. Through innovative, user-centered discovery technology, ProQuest offers billions of pages of global content that includes historical newspapers, dissertations, and uniquely relevant resources for researchers of any age and sophistication—including content not likely to be digitized by others. Inspired by its customers and their end users, ProQuest is working toward a future that blends information accessibility with community to further enhance learning and encourage lifelong enrichment.
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