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Linux Journal: Dell Servers Wear Red Hats

Dec 08, 1999, 07:01 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Penn)


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"When the number-two server provider sits down with the number-one provider of the Linux operating system, a deal of enterprise-shaking significance is the likely outcome."

"In extending the strategic alliance with Dell, the newly appointed president and CEO of Red Hat, Matthew Szulik, observes diplomatically that the Dell "seal-of-approval" is vital in "advancing Linux-based OSes in the enterprise space". But readers should make no mistake as to which base Mr. Szulik hopes Linux will be headquartered at, nor should they confuse "advancing Linux" with any rising tide destined to raise all boats...."

"So, all of this begs the question: has Linux moved closer to a world where there is little difference between a Linux solution and a Red Hat Linux solution in the minds of most computer users outside the Linux community?"

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