Exploring the Relationship Between Red Hat and Microsoft: They’re Barely Even Rivals Anymore

Summary The older Microsoft serial monopolist IBM bought Red Hat but evidence shows that one would be wrong to assume Red Hat really competes against Microsoft any more than Novell did theres a strong relationship.

IT may seem painful to say this but Red Hat does not quite act as a flag bearer to many GNULinux users these days. To many of us with few exceptions replacing Windows is the goal. Red Hat seems to be more interested in some kind of hegemony. It boils down to money not principles.

It boils down to money not principles.IBM never truly cared about replacing Windows since the OS2 days its just not in the market anymore. And for those who believe that Red Hat can be seen as a case apart bear in mind theyre becoming inseparable quite rapidly. The most recent insider comment from TheLayoff Web site spotted yesterday.


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