"After years of Linux loyalty, a New York City-based open source
company called Sapotek Inc. switched to Sun Microsystems Inc.'s
Solaris 10 operating system (OS) with no regrets.
"Sapotek develops open source Web products and applications and
provides free online desktop services to more than 200,000 users.
The company's CEO, Joshua Rand, started the company with the free
Fedora Linux distribution. That worked well enough for a small
startup, but as business scaled, Fedora's effectiveness declined.
So in 2005, Sapotek moved to a commercial version of Linux, Red Hat