What Happened to Red Hat Exchange?
Feb 05, 2010, 23:27 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"An open source app store from a Linux vendor is a good idea,
"s it turns out, Linux vendors selling their open source
partners solutions directly isn't always a recipe for success. Just
ask Red Hat, or its rival Novell.
"In 2007, Red Hat launched an effort called the Red Hat Exchange
(RHX), a marketplace for selling open source solutions from Red
Hat's partners. RHX was in part Red Hat's response to competitive
pressure from the Novell Market Start program.
"Now in 2010, neither of those sales programs is still