InformationWeek: Former Red Hat Execs Want To Right-Size Linux
Aug 28, 2006, 21:00 (0 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Red Hat has matured to the point where it finds itself seeding
other companies with execs from within its ranks. One recent
startup counts a quarter of its employees as former Red Hat staff.
RPath lets independent software vendors bundle their applications
with Linux in preconfigured packages that optimize the operations
of the applications.
"Billy Marshall, who as a VP at Red Hat helped take its North
American sales from $8 million in 2001 to $150 million in 2005, and
Erik Troan, ex-Red Hat VP of product engineering, have moved a few
miles down the road to found rPath..."