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Red Hat CEO Isn't Worried About Oracle Solaris

Jun 25, 2009, 22:38 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

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"One of those opinions is being voiced by Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst, who is calling on Oracle to keep Java open. During a conference call yesterday to discuss Red Hat's (NYSE: RHT) first-quarter fiscal 2010 results, Whitehurst also took aim at Oracle's operating system business."

"Both are matters of critical importance to Red Hat, which works with Oracle as part of the Java community but also competes against Oracle in the operating system space and Java middleware. And with the Sun acquisition, Oracle will gain new, competing operating systems -- Solaris and OpenSolaris."

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