Several Korean Linux companies are backing out of partnerships
with Red Hat, maintaining that the company provides little but
brand name recognition while asking for exhorbitant fees in
1285 Korean Won = $1 USD, by the way.
"The move by Korean firms came as they are beginning to
feel that the partnership with Red Hat did not bring much value
apart from brand recognition, considering the scale of fees Red Hat
Red Hat is understood to have demanded about 100 million won for
each item included in the partnership program with Korean
But Korean officials said they initially went into the deals
with Red Hat in the hope of staging a variety of programs and
receiving technical support, which proved futile as Red Hat offered
little other than its brand."