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SF Gate: Tech Giants Betting on Leader of Linux; IBM, Compaq, Novell, Oracle invest in Red Hat

Mar 10, 1999, 10:54 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Einstein)

Thanks to Skip Collins for this link.

"Analysts said the investments announced yesterday could extend Red Hat's market lead over Caldera Systems, based in Orem, Utah, Germany's SuSE and other private firms that sell Linux packages."

"Red Hat will become the premiere flavor of Linux,'' said Jon Oltsik of Forrester Research, adding that ``this puts Caldera in a really bad position of becoming a second- tier version of Linux."

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