Red Hat is famous for its ability to focus squarely on a market and technology and build success from there, as it did with Linux. However, the company increasingly has diverged from its roots and historical laser focus on the enterprise x86 server market with Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The overarching theme and identity of Red Hat is still open source software, but the main driver for the company clearly is now cloud computing. Red Hat continued its climb into cloud computing with its $95 million cash-and-stock acquisition of eNovance.
June 26, 2014
Red Hat's Acquisition-Fueled Climb to the Cloud
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