, an Atlanta-based infrastructure consulting firm, in a stock swap valued at $47 million.
Red Hat will account for the acquisition as a pooling of interests. Planning Technologies' current clients include
Delta Air Lines
and a variety of government agencies.
Red Hat, a Linux operating system distributor, said Planning Technologies has more than 200 engineers and consultants.
Shares of Red Hat, which is based in Durham, N.C., remained unchanged at $6.75 in
trading this afternoon.