Should IBM buy Red Hat?15 May 2009
Despite a bevy of questionslooming competition from Oracle, takeover rumors, and a weak economyRed Hat appears to be humming along, according to Jeffries analyst Katherine Egbert. But in the long run, Red Hat will have to be subsumed into a large companymost likely IBM.
I hope Red Hat stands on their own for as long as possible. I would hate to see such a unique companyin many ways a beacon for the open source community folded into a giant like IBM and perhaps lost amongst a myriad of products.
* CNET News: Is an IBM purchase of Red Hat inevitable?