ZDNet Asia Top Tech 50: Red Hat
Nov 14, 2005, 21:15 (0 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to Mark Anderton for this
"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..."