Raleigh News-Observer: A Triangle annual report

“Here are 10 stories that mattered most in local
business”.–Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina

“7. Red Hype”

“To borrow a 1990s phrase, Red Hat is ‘da bomb.’ At least that’s
the opinion of high-tech hucksters who gave Red Hat executives the
rock-star treatment this fall.”

“Six months ago, Red Hat Software was a somewhat secretive
Durham start-up working on a rather obscure computer operating
system called Linux. Then came a feature in The New York Times and
investments by Intel and Netscape. A media frenzy followed at CNN,
Newsweek and The Wall Street Journal.”