Red Hat has promoted Brian Stevens to be chief technology officer and vice president of engineering, the top Linux seller said Monday. Stevens had been leading development of the company's operating system, storage and clustering software. Red Hat hasn't had a CTO sinceof open-source affairs.
Stevens has a long resume in high-end computing. He led work at Digital Equipment Corp. to build highly regarded clustering software into the company's Tru64 Unix. He then worked on a similar, but left the faltering start-up more than three years ago to pursue similar .