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Computer Business Review: Red Hat CEO Unmoved by Linux Consolidation

Oct 10, 2005, 15:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Aslett)

[ Thanks to Robert for this link. ]

"Red Hat's CEO has rejected the idea that a reduction in the number of Linux distributions would be good for the industry, and described Novell's acquisition of SUSE Linux as 'theatre...'"

"There are over 300 distributions listed on DistroWatch.com, but Raleigh, NorthCarolina-based Red Hat's CEO, Matthew Szulik, maintained that choice and specialization outweighed any advantage that might be gained by focusing customer attention on a smaller number of offerings..."

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