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In an "Executive Decision" segment, Cramer again checked in with Jim Whitehurst, president and CEO at Red Hat (RHT) - Get Red Hat, Inc. Report , the open-source software provider which just delivered a three-cents-a-share earnings beat with 19% revenue growth. The company also raised its full-year guidance and offered strong commentary. Shares of Red Hat soared 9.5% in today's session.

Whitehurst said that more companies are turning to the cloud, and Red Hat is the perfect partner whether you're in a public cloud or are operating in a traditional data center. The cloud is going mainstream, he added, with the retail and industrial sectors now riding the wave.

Government has also been a strong growth engine for Red Hat. Whitehurst said he's not been invited to the White House yet, but overall, the government is embracing the open-source model.

Finally, Whitehurst talked about the telecommunications industry transitioning to 5G technology. He said the while it's still early days, 5G could be a large business for Red Hat going forward.

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