"It's no surprise that this year's Datamation Product of the
Year Award in the Enterprise Linux category was snagged by Red Hat.
The open source pioneer, founded in 1995 (a mere four years after
Linus Torvalds released the first Linux kernel) has long been the
dominant Linux vendor.
"But even a quick look at the burgeoning Linux market reveals
that Red Hat faces a crowd of competitive threats. A competitor
lurks behind every server..."