LinuxWorld: Investing in 'Professional Open Source'
Apr 08, 2004, 00:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The first question then, naturally enough, is to ask Skok
whether this investment is somehow a contradiction, or whether
there is indeed money to be made from open source?
"'We think that there's definitely money to be made,' Skok says
without hesitation. 'Red Hat's a clear example,' he adds. 'They're
now profitable on around a $100m annual revenue run-rate. And we're
still in the early days of the open source movement...'"