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SF Gate: Tech Giants Betting on Leader of Linux; IBM, Compaq, Novell, Oracle invest in Red Hat

Thanks to Skip Collins
for this link.

“Analysts said the investments announced yesterday could extend
Red Hat’s market lead over Caldera Systems, based in Orem, Utah,
Germany’s SuSE and other private firms that sell Linux
packages.”

“Red Hat will become the premiere flavor of Linux,” said Jon
Oltsik of Forrester Research, adding that “this puts Caldera in a
really bad position of becoming a second- tier version of
Linux.”


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