Why Red Hat will NOT go bust because of Ubuntu

August 3, 2006 at 8:19 am (GNU/Linux, Ubuntu)

Free Software Magazine has an interesting article claiming that Red Hat with whither and die at the expense of Ubuntu.

It’s an interesting theory, but one that is based on a fundamentally flawed understanding of enterprise software purchasing (closed or open source).

The theory goes that by targeting the corporate market and turning Red Hat Linux into the Fedora project, the company “effectively abandoned its desktop audience”, while Ubuntu, which is a very fine operating system, has been growing steadily in the desktop market and is now poised to do the same on the server.”

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