Smart Partner: Can Linux Make Money?
Sep 15, 2000, 22:38 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"A year ago it was enough to have a dream, a hot technology
and a good name. Today, however, tech stocks--such as Red Hat, the
leading Linux distributor--need more. They need, if not
profits, than solid bottom-line improvements. Red Hat
"But, what many analysts hoped to see, the appointment of a CFO,
did not happen. After CFO Harold Covert's July 25 departure for
SGI's CFO post, the company has been unable to land a top CFO."
"The results--reported revenue of $18.5 million for the second
quarter with a 76 percent increase over last year's second
quarter's $10.5 million--weren't sensational. But, it did beat the
whisper numbers, albeit barely."