Red Hat: We're Not Just About Linux AnymoreSep 26, 2012, 02:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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While Linux is the core of Red Hat's business, Whitehurst is now trying to position the company more as a strategic solutions provider to customers.
"Frankly, to be blunt, no CIO I know of cares about Linux, right? It's so far down in the stack," Whitehurst said. "Yes, they know they use it, and they know it helps them save money, but that's not what makes it strategic."