SearchOpenSource: Red Hat and SUSE Solidify Market Positions
Jul 25, 2006, 20:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Korzeniowski)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to Jane Walker for this link.
"Although dozens of Linux distributions are available, only two
have garnered significant acceptance among corporate users. Those
two--Red Hat Inc.'s Enterprise Linux and Novell Inc.'s SUSE--are
poised to leverage their strengths for greater market share while
also warding off new entrants into the enterprise Linux market.
"Among businesses, support is a key evaluation criterion in
choosing a distribution. 'Red Hat has done a good job making itself
appear to be the safe choice for corporate users,' said George
Weiss, vice president at Gartner Inc..."