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Red Hat To Oracle: Have You Tried Free?

Sep 11, 2013, 08:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Asay)

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Oracle probably isn't the first company that comes to mind when words like "austerity" are used. Perhaps for that very reason Oracle president Mark Hurd recently took to the blog-o-sphere to argue that going all-in with Oracle, even at a premium price, delivers better value. Ironically, Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst used the same LinkedIn blog platform just a few days earlier to argue a very different picture of what customer value looks like.

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