Red Hat Launches RHX Online Portal
May 10, 2007, 18:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)
"The model of the online social marketplace stepped into the
enterprise Linux space today, after the launch of Red Hat Exchange
"Speaking to a receptive crowd of 800 at this morning's first
keynote at the Red Hat Summit, Director of Online Services Matt
Maddox officially introduced the anticipated service, first
announced in March during the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 launch.
RHX is designed to allow participating members capitalize on
existing and new Red Hat customers desire and ability to pay for
enterprise-level applications and services.
Reaching customers has always been a problem for open source
companies, and reaching customers that are willing to pay for
services and support can be an even greater challenge. That
challenge is something RHX members hope will be addressed..."