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MozillaQuest: Digging into Mandrake, Novell, and Red Hat Demographics and Financials

Mar 12, 2005, 16:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mike Angelo)

Mandrakesoft plans to acquire Conectiva. Both Mandrakesoft and Conectiva develop, publish, maintain, and distribute the GNU-Linux operating system in packages called Linux distributions. Along with Novell-SUSE Linux and Red Hat Linux, Mandrake-Conectiva is in the top-tier of Linux distribution providers.

"In Part 1 of this series of articles, we compared how Mandrake-Conectiva, Novell-SUSE, and Red Hat stack up against each other on several fundamental fiscal measures--revenues, market values, revenue to market value ratios, price-earning (P/E) ratios, and employee productivity.

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