"Going public is the easiest and fastest way to make and raise
money. By going public, a company can gain industry recognition and
capital investment to further its business plans. The recent
success of Red Hat's IPO was a clear sign that investors like Linux
and see a future that is not dominated by Microsoft's vision of a
computer on every home and every desk..."
"The question is this: how much money is available for Linux and
will the increasing number of companies going public have an effect
on how Red Hat shares perform in the months that come?"
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