Business 2.0 Beta: Why No One's Buying Oracle's Linux
Dec 21, 2006, 22:45 (6 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to Jkepa for
this link. ]
"When Oracle (ORCL) announced its entry into the Linux business
in October, people expected the software giant would upend the
market, sending shares of Red Hat (RHT) down 24%. Now, however,
it's been revealed what a pipsqueak Oracle is in the world of
open-source operating systems.
"In its recent earnings call transcribed by SeekingAlpha, Oracle
proudly announced that customers had downloaded 9,000 copies of its
Oracle Unbreakable Linux in 30 days. 9,000 copies..."