Linux in the News
Linux in the News
By: Linux News Desk
Oct. 6, 2003 12:00 AM
Linux distributor Red Hat, plans to beef up its staff in India as part of its plans to expand business in Asia. In India, Red Hat has hired four to take its staff in the country to 20. In Australia Red Hat has taken the strength of its staff to 30 by adding five more employees.
Red Hat has in the last year adjusted its business from distributor of one variant of Linux to selling, supporting and certifying whole systems based on the open source operating system.
The Hindu ["India's national newspaper"], October 6, 2003
"We don't feel that HP is a threat to us in the Linux space. If customers want to migrate to Linux, we have some of the lowest-cost alternatives on the market."
Larry Singer, senior vice president of global market strategies at Sun, October 4, 2003
“SCO's references to XFS are completely misplaced. XFS is an innovative SGI- created work. It is not a derivative work of System V in any sense. In fact, our UNIX license clearly provides that SGI retains ownership and all rights as to all code that was not part of AT&Ts UNIX System V.”
SGI statement admitting finding instances of proprietary UNIX code in open source
"I thought [SGI's open letter to SCO] was one of the best responses that I had seen. Instead of getting deeply offensive and heaping abuse on SCO, they took a more productive approach, attempting to see what the claims might be"
George Weiss, analyst, Gartner Inc. - October 6, 2003
"LindowsEspanol Brings Linux to 332 Million Spanish Speakers Worldwide"
Headline to Press Release from Lindows.com, Inc, October 6, 2003
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