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Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst and President of Red Hat, predicted great things for the combined company during the ongoing cloud wars in the hybrid space. “Imagine us helping more customers to benefit from the flexibility and choice offered by hybrid and multicloud. IBM and IBM have a way to do all this years ahead of anything we could do on our own. We can work together to become the leading provider of hybrid cloud solutions. AWS did not comment on the deal at press time.