Why Red Hat Owns Linux
Posted on: 11/20/2002 10:00 PM

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When most people think of Linux, the first name that comes to mind is Red Hat (Nasdaq: RHAT). In fact, every so often, someone will state that Red Hat is "the Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) of Linux."

It is true that Red Hat is the clear market leader for Linux distributions, but it established its market position without patent lawsuits, predatory tactics or proprietary technology. How did the company do it, and can it keep its advantage?

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