Official: Red Hat Malaysia Office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

David Yap, Country Manager, Malaysia, Red Hat & Damien Wong, Senior Director & General Manager, ASEAN, Red Hat
David Yap, Country Manager, Malaysia, Red Hat & Damien Wong, Senior Director & General Manager, ASEAN, Red Hat

Red Hat, Inc, the world’s leading open source solutions provider, announced the official opening of Red Hat Malaysia Sdn Bhd in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on July 29, 2015.

Red Hat Malaysia starts operations in 2006 aims to help cultivate a healthy open source environment in Malaysia. The Red Hat Malaysia office will better serve customers and strengthen partner ecosystem in Malaysia.

“…having a local presense gives us the opportunity work closer, and forge stronger relationships in Malaysia,” said Damien Wong, Senior Director & General MAnger, ASEAN, Red Hat.

3 purposes of Red Hat Malaysia:

  • increase customer adoption
  • further expand and enable partner ecosystem
  • increase market awareness

Red Hat Malaysia is the 11th Red Hat office in Asia Pacific. Following Singapore and Indonesia, Malaysia is the 3rd country with Red Hat office in South East Asia.

About Red Hat

Red Hat is the first $1 billion USD open source company in the world and S&P 500 company. The HQ is in Raleigh, Nc with over 80 offices around the globe.

Red Hat provides enterprise-strength, mission critical, software and services in Operating Systems, Storage, Middleware, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing.

Red Hat’s community open source projects includes Fedora (operating system), oVirt (virtualization), JBoss Community (middleware), Openshift Origin (cloud computing), Gluster community (storage). Community projects are not supported by Red Hat.

Some enterprise edition of the projects with Red Hat support are Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Enterprise virtualization, Red Hat Jboss Middleware, Red Hat Storage, OpenShift by Red Hat.

Here’s the testimonial from a Red Hat Malaysia key customer — YTL Communications:

“YTL has a proven and higly successful long-term collaboration with Red Hat, with the suite of enterprise solutions providing an efficient and cost effective platform for running applications in the cloud. Red Hat’s local subsidiary here in Malaysia shows its continued commitment to the development of open source in the region, and gives customers like us more confidence in the promise of open source,” commented Wing K. Lee, Chief Executive Officer, YTL Commnications.

RedHat Malaysia company address:

Level, 28. The Gardens South Tower,
Mid Valley City,
Lingkaran Syed Putra,
59200 Kuala Lumpur,
Phone: +603 2298 7146
Fax: +603 2298 7333

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