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CNET News.com: Red Hat snaps up Adobe’s CFO

“Adobe Systems’ former chief financial officer Harold Covert has
taken the same position at Red Hat, the latest in a series of new
executive hires at the Linux software and services company….”

“Red Hat sells Linux software as well as technical support and
consulting services for the Unix-like operating system, a
competitor to Windows. Adobe makes graphic design software used for
editing photos, videos and other digital content.”

“The two companies are more closely tied than they might appear
at first blush. In an interview, Adobe chief executive John
Warnock told CNET News.com that his company is working on a Linux
version of some of its software.


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