"Next month Schaumburg-based Motorola will begin packaging Red
Hat Linux with the carrier-grade embedded computing platforms it
sells to telecommunications equipment manufacturers. The software
supports applications that must run continuously, including
gateways connecting wireless networks to the Internet."
"Licensing agreements require technology developers to make
public any changes they make to Linux source code to support their
own proprietary software and applications. Motorola released its
changes in January... Linux experts and Motorola clients wasted no
time testing the effectiveness of the changes and suggesting their
own improvements, said Noel Lesniak, a business manager of the
Motorola Computer Group, which handles the company's
"This collaborative problem-solving process has fascinated
us," Lesniak said. "By the time our customers contact us, they have
looked at the open source and identified where the problem might
be. It gives us a faster turnaround on problem resolutions. We are
surprised and encouraged by what we've seen."
Some of the products that appear on this site are from companies from which QuinStreet receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site including, for example, the order in which they appear. QuinStreet does not include all companies or all types of products available in the marketplace.