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Red Hat Defends its Subscription License Model

Sep 08, 2009, 15:48 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Krill)

"The issue was raised by an attendee during a question-and-answer session between high-ranking Red Hat officials and the audience at the Red Hat Summit 2009 conference in Chicago. The attendee said it was difficult to persuade decision-makers to move away from Windows and buy Red Hat's Linux. They are sold on Microsoft's one-time acquisition fee and security updates, he said. 'With the subscription model for RHEL, you have to keep paying,' the attendee said."

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