Friday, September 23, 2005

Novell versus RedHat

Talk to IT managers at any enterprise and they will tell you that Novell and Red Hat have the only two commercial Linux distributions on which they would consider running mission-critical applications. According to IDC, Novell and Red Hat combined have more than 80 percent of the Linux market share. But how do you choose between them?

New Gartner Report on Linux Distributions - In this report, Gartner reviews the different Linux operating system distributions and gives their perspective on why Novell is gaining more of the market share in this space. ID Number: G00130481
Publication Date: 21 September 2005 - Mary I. Hubley, Cynthia Lubrano