Red Hat appoints new VP of Global Alliances

Scott Musson joins from VMWare to drive collaboration with SI, ISV, OEM partners

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Red Hat appoints new VP of Global Alliances Musson: Red Hat’s leadership in… cloud, big data, application infrastructure and modernisation, offers some exciting opportunities.
By  Stephen McBride Published  July 9, 2013

Open source solutions provider Red Hat, Inc today announced it has named a new vice president of Global Strategic Alliances.

Scott Musson, previously of VMWare, will be responsible for Red Hat's global alliance, system integrator and independent software vendor (ISV) relationships, and will manage Red Hat's strategic relationships with HP, IBM, Dell and Cisco.

Under Musson, Red Hat's Global Strategic Alliances team will work to develop joint business plans with partners and develop assets around Red Hat technologies.

Musson joins Red Hat from VMWare, where he most recently served as senior director of Global Strategic Alliances responsible for developing and executing a strategic and technical alliance collaboration model. Before joining VMWare, Musson held posts at NCR, HP and Dell.

 "Scott and his team will continue to develop and nurture our key strategic alliances as we deliver our award-winning solutions to the channel," said Mark Enzweiler, vice president of Global Channels and Alliances, Red Hat.

"Scott's proven ability to lead and his far reaching expertise will benefit Red Hat as we work to offer the best resources, tools and assets our partners need to succeed."

 "I'm honored to join a passionate team that has built strong relationships with and continues to show commitment to their partners," said Musson.

"Red Hat's leadership in key technology areas, including cloud, big data and application infrastructure and modernisation, offers some exciting opportunities to make an impact. I look forward to finding new ways to further Red Hat's industry leadership together with our partners."

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