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Golden Apples
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Denise Cunningham

Anthony Pratt

Ericka Pratt

Alex Sage

MBA 570: 262 Information System Decisions in Management

23 September 2008

Red Hat, Inc.

I.

Linux Commercial
:
“Mac vs. PC vs. Linux Commercial #2”

II.

Timeline

a.

1991
:
Linus Torvalds releases Linux kernel

b.

1993
:
Catalog Business with Linux/UNIX software accessories

c.

1994
:
Mark Ewing creates Red Hat Linux

d.

1995
:
Bob Young buys Red Hat

e.

1999
:
IBM & Red Hat announce alliance

&
RH expands

f.

2001
:
Microsoft & RH conflict arises

&
Amazon.com becomes a
major user

g.

2002
:
Drea
mworks becomes a key customer

h.

2006
:
RH becomes a publicly traded company

III.

Profile

a.

Raleigh, NC based office

b.

Satellite offices worldwide

c.

Leading Linux and open
-
source into the mainstream

d.

Over 2,500 employees worldwide

e.

A few
other
key customers

i.

NY Stock
Exchange

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ii.

Merrill Lynch

iii.

AOL

iv.

VeriS
ign

IV.

Company Officers

a.

Matthew

Szulik
, Chairman

b.

James

M.

Whitehurst
, Director, President and CEO

c.

General H.

Hugh Shelton
, Lead Director


d.

W.Steve

Albrecht
, Director

e.


Marye Anne

Fox
, Director

f.


Narendra K.

Gupta
, Director

g.

William S.

Kaiser
,

Director

V.

Mission Statement
:
To be the defining technology company of the 21st century.

a.

Red Hat is realizing this mission statement

with the products,
services, and enterprise solutions

VI.


Products

a.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux

b.

JB
oss Enterprise Middleware

c.

Red Hat Enterprise MRG

d.

System Management

e.

Security Management

f.

Infrastructure Products

VII.

Services

a.

Consulting

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b.

Training & Certification

c.

Custom
Engineering Services

d.

Support Offerings

VIII.

Enterprise Solutions

a.

Appliance Operating System

b.

Cloud Computing

c.

Datacenter

d.

Database Availability

e.

High Performance Computing

IX.

Market Tracking

a.

The downward trend appears to be due to the economy.

b.

Start: August 11 at
23.11

c.

End: September 17 at 17.26

X.

Business Impact

a.

Risk

i.

Lack of IT support

ii.

Misconceptions

iii.

Lack of documentation

b.

Benefit

i.

Cost

ii.

Flexibility

iii.

Ability to Customize

iv.

Key Customers

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XI.

Works Cited

a.

Hochmuth, Phil. "Linux, open source software pay off for PayPal."
Network

Worl
d

24.12 (26 Mar. 2007): 36
-
36.

b.

“Mac vs. PC vs. Linux Commercial #2” YouTube. 20 Aug 2008.
YouTube. 18 Aug 2008

<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FDgEdcFTquM&feature=relat
ed>

c.

Messmer, Ellen. "Wall Street warming to Linux."
Network World

25.24 (16 June 20
08): 16
-
16.

d.

"Redhat.com | The World's Open Source Leader."
Redhat
. 22 Sep
2008. Redhat, Inc.

22 Sep 2008 <http://www.redhat.com>.

e.

"Red Hat (RHT) Stock Research
-

Stock Quotes, Charts, News and
Analysis.”

InvestorGuide.com
. 22 Sep 2008. InvestorGuide.com.
22
Sep 2008 <http://www.investorguide.com/stock.cgi?ticker=RHT>.