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Can Open Source Companies Be Successful?

Open source is dramatically changing the IT landscape on many levels. For example, open source helps existing software companies jump-start their entry into new markets. Rather than trying to convince customers and partners to...

Red Hat – the open source conglomerate

Red Hat has become a major provider of infrastructure software and tools and faces the same challenges as any technology vendor with a broad product portfolio. However, it remains loyal to the open source ideals that have been at its core from the start.

As successful companies grow, they accumulate products; new ones are developed and additional ones are acquired. Managing diverse portfolios is a challenge, not least when it comes to putting it all together on a single presentation slide to make it appear there is an overall coherent product strategy.

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