Red Hat CEO Isn't Worried About Oracle Solaris
Jun 25, 2009, 22:38 (0 Talkback[s])
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"One of those opinions is being voiced by Red Hat CEO Jim
Whitehurst, who is calling on Oracle to keep Java open. During a
conference call yesterday to discuss Red Hat's (NYSE: RHT)
first-quarter fiscal 2010 results, Whitehurst also took aim at
Oracle's operating system business."
"Both are matters of critical importance to Red Hat, which works
with Oracle as part of the Java community but also competes against
Oracle in the operating system space and Java middleware. And with
the Sun acquisition, Oracle will gain new, competing operating
systems -- Solaris and OpenSolaris."