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Nov 14, 2005, 21:15 (0 Talkback[s])


Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

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"Almost all Linux companies would have to grapple with the perennial question of how they can make money through software subscriptions and services rather than selling packaged boxes. For a while, investors have questioned if the shares of top Linux company Red Hat are indeed overvalued.

"For instance, the company's third-quarter net profit was only US$305,000 for fiscal year 2003. Although it was an improvement over the previous quarter in the same year, the numbers were nothing to shout about, industry analysts observed..."

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