"An analyst friend emailed me the other day to get my opinion on
the analyst community's negative Red Hat pile-on. Bank of America,
Global Equities Research, and others have recently been
hand-wringing over Red Hat's future, suggesting that its JBoss
business is stalling, that it's 'losing momentum' in emerging
markets like China, and (here's the one I find immensely laughable)
that hardware vendors like HP are having to step in to fill Red
Hat's failing shoes on support.
"Trip Chowdhry of Global Equities Research tried to outdo this
list, however, arguing that not only does Red Hat stink, but the
entire LAMP ecosystem is rubbish, too..."