LinuxDevices.com: What's Up with Red Hat's Embedded Strategy?
Jun 24, 2002, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rick Lehrbaum)
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"Earlier this week, CNET editor Stephen Shankland reported that
Red Hat has discontinued development of its eCos open source
embedded operating system, laying off seven of its nine-member
U.K.-based eCos development team. 'That area is something we have
moved on from,' said Red Hat chief operating officer Tim Buckley in
a June 18 interview, according to Shankland.
"Just what 'area' is it that Red Hat has 'moved on from'?
"To gain further insight into Red Hat's current embedded market
strategy, LinuxDevices.com founder Rick Lehrbaum caught up with Red
Hat's Chief Technology Officer, Michael Tiemann. Asked whether Red
Hat is still in the Embedded Market, Tiemann replied: 'Yes -- but
our strategy is to expand the scope of Linux to encompass the