UnitedLinux falls apart
Posted on: 09/02/2002 04:16 PM

Saw over PCLinuxOnline that IT-Director has posted an analysis about UnitedLinux:

"The idea was to take four bit players in the Linux distribution market and create a global player to rival Red Hat, which in some circles is talked about with the same dislike as Microsoft. All four of the players were struggling to show results. Caldera, now SCO, has experienced layoffs recently. Turbolinux, which is popular in mainland China, stated it wanted to focus on its brand of management software. SuSE and Conectiva have failed to become global players with only strong penetration in Germany and Brazil respectively."

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