IBM has bought Red Hat in an attempt to recreate its success in the 90s; it's not clear, though, that the company or the market is the same (Ben Thompson/Stratechery)

Ben Thompson / Stratechery:
IBM has bought Red Hat in an attempt to recreate its success in the 90s; it's not clear, though, that the company or the market is the same  —  The best way to understand how it is Red Hat built a multi-billion dollar business off of open source software is to start with IBM.



from Techmeme http://www.techmeme.com/181029/p17#a181029p17