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Microsoft Spoiling for a Red Hat Fight With Web Apps on Linux

Nov 14, 2008, 18:03 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Asay)

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"That's not the point. The point is that if Microsoft succeeds in stepping beyond its closed ecosystem and opening up its technology to alternative platforms like Linux, Firefox, etc., it will eventually disrupt Red Hat's Unix and Weblogic replacement businesses. Today, Red Hat can clean up the wreckage of these overpriced and over-engineered markets. Tomorrow? Well, tomorrow becomes much more difficult if Microsoft outmaneuvers Red Hat by broadening its appeal beyond Windows."

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