Catch up on stories from the past week (and beyond) at the Slashdot story archive

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Note: You can take 10% off all Slashdot Deals with coupon code "slashdot10off." ×

Submission + - First billion dollar open source software vendor-> 1

head_dunce writes: "Red Hat is coming out way on top in this economy. Total revenue and subscription revenue for this quarter is up 28% year-over-year. Jim Whitehurst, President and Chief Executive Officer of Red Hat said, "Based on the strong first half results, we believe Red Hat remains well positioned to finish fiscal 2012 as the first billion dollar open source software vendor.”"
Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

First billion dollar open source software vendor

Comments Filter:
  • That's great for RedHat but in "this economy" I have to wonder whether it has more to do with growth of government sales than with the inherent value of Linux and Open Source software in the commercial market.

Of course you can't flap your arms and fly to the moon. After a while you'd run out of air to push against.

Working...