ComputerWorld: Linux Bundled with SAP, Oracle, CA Apps Draws Interest
Feb 28, 2000, 22:17 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Red Hat Inc.'s Enterprise Edition bundling concept has struck a
chord with users, and analysts said the idea may help Red Hat
increase revenue and enter enterprise markets."
"Stacey Quandt, an analyst at Giga Information Group Inc. in
Santa Clara, Calif., said the concept may not appeal to current
Linux users but could draw new customers."
"But some Linux shops said if bundles save time in setting
up a server, that's a big win. 'I'm looking for a better SQL
solution, because SQL Server 7 won't cut it,' said Vince Bertone,
MIS director at telecommunications equipment manufacturer Miteq
Inc. in Hauppauge, N.Y. He said he likes the combination of Oracle
and Red Hat and would buy a bundled, optimized combination 'in a
heartbeat' to replace his SQL Server on Windows NT."