"You've said that your business career has revolved
around disruptive technologies like MP3, Linux and Session
Initiation Protocol. On the enterprise level, is Linux still the
disruptive technology du jour or is it now so mainstream that it's
no longer disruptive?
"Michael Robertson: We've only scratched the
surface on the disruption Linux will cause. In the server market,
Linux is at 25% market share and widely accepted, but in most other
markets such as desktop, embedded, PDAs and phones, the impact of
Linux has yet to be felt. Red Hat has done well bringing Linux to
the server market. I expect other companies to emerge focused on
those other market opportunities..."