Gartner Research

Vendor Rating: Red Hat

Published: 12 December 2014

ID: G00269440

Analyst(s): Dennis Smith, Yefim Natis, Ronni Rosenstein, Andrew Butler, George J. Weiss, Lydia Leong, Gary Spivak, Arun Chandrasekaran, Philip Dawson

Summary

Red Hat is evolving from pure Linux origins to invest in a spectrum of open-source software products. The primary challenge is achieving market recognition for its broad portfolio, achieved through acquisitions and development targeting three major areas — platforms, middleware and management.

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