Appian Technology, Inc,, formerly ZyMOS Corporation, was a semiconductor manufacturing company located in Sunnyvale, California. It mainly designed and produced VGA integrated circuits. ZyMOS was founded in 1978 and changed its name to Appian Technology Inc. on November 1, 1990. On 1987 ZyMOS introduced a POACH 82x3x multifunction peripheral series, a virtually first chipset for cloning IBM AT. Intel soon licensed this chipset to support Intel 80286 sales.
Red Hat, Inc. is an American multinational software company providing open-source software products to the enterprise community. Founded in 1993, Red Hat has its corporate headquarters in Raleigh, North Carolina, with satellite offices worldwide. Red Hat has become associated to a large extent with its enterprise operating system Red Hat Enterprise Linux and with the acquisition of open-source enterprise middleware vendor JBoss. Red Hat also offers Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, an enterprise virtualization product. Red Hat provides storage, operating system platforms, middleware, applications, management products, and support, training, and consulting services.