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ZDNet: Red Hat Assaults The Fortune 500

Feb 22, 2000, 20:33 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

"...the Red Hat Linux Enterprise Edition product line. On Feb. 22, Red Hat announced versions for CA's products, Oracle and SAP R/3."

"More than just Red Hat tuning their Linux to make the most of a given applications, the company has partnered with the products' vendors to create optimized solutions with a customized operating system and application pairing. In addition, the lines incorporate technical and enterprise support and simplified configuration."

"All of these customized changes are making some open-source advocates wonder if Red Hat is wandering into building proprietary additions to Linux. To this charge, a Red Hat representative replies 'that [Red Hat] will continue to freely share all modifications to the Linux OS with the open-source community under public licenses.' "

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