Linux Journal: Red Hat to Buy E-commerce Software Maker Hell’s Kitchen Systems

Nothing says lovin’ like Linux in the oven.

“Red Hat Inc., the reigning Linux distribution in the U.S.,
announced today that it has agreed to acquire Hell’s Kitchen
Systems, Inc., developers of e-commerce processing software, for
over $85 million in stock.”

“Said Red Hat CEO Matthew Szulik about the acquisition: “Red
Hat’s global reach and brand recognition delivers HKS’ e-commerce
software to the open source servers running the world’s Internet
infrastructure. The acquisition of HKS is another key addition to
Red Hat’s strategy to create a next-generation software company
spanning powerful servers, Internet infrastructure and pervasive,
post-PC-centric computing platforms.”