"Raleigh, N.C.-based Red Hat, the leading seller of Linux, gets
the vast majority of its revenue from the use of its product in
servers--more powerful networked computers typically run by
technically proficient administrators. But cost and security issues
with Microsoft's software, combined with the arrival of the Mozilla
Web browser, have triggered Red Hat's interest in a desktop Linux,
Chief Executive Matthew Szulik said in an interview with CNET
"'We think we can deliver a fully integrated solution that is
based on open-source technologies,' Szulik said. A year ago,
information technology executives didn't consider the issue, but 'I
would say it's accelerating (and) showing up in three to four
conversations a month now with chief information officers...'"
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