SearchEnterpriseLinux: Experts: Red Hat Made 'Smart Business Decision'
Nov 14, 2003, 16:00 (32 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jan Stafford)
[ Thanks to Michael
S. Mimoso for this link. ]
"What do you think of Red Hat's decision to drop support
of Red Hat Linux 7 through 9?
"Ibrahim Haddad and Richard Petersen: It is a
smart business decision. Red Hat came to realize that, by dropping
support for Red Hat Linux, they will be able to put all their
resources and efforts into capturing the enterprise market segment,
which also includes the Carrier Grade Linux distribution -- a new
flavor of Linux targeted for telecom platforms -- which Red Hat
"At the same time, Red Hat created the Fedora project to
continue the tradition of having a user desktop version of Red Hat
that they can guide and support [with] the open source development