Reference ChecksBy Mel Duvall | Posted 2003-02-13 Email Print
Dossier: The Linux heavyweight has been easing its way intointo professional services. Does it have the I.T. chops to succeed?
Project: Began migrating over to Red Hat Linux in March 2001. Used Red Hat's professional services for two months to train in-house staff.
Information Technology Coordinator
Project: The College of Business Administration has two servers running Red Hat Linux, and uses the Red Hat Network service for software updates and security notifications.
Project: Palo Alto, Calif.-based research company runs one of the world's largest commercial scientific Linux operations, with about 3,000 boxes on Red Hat Linux.
Jim Henson's Creature Shop
Supervisor, Computer and Electronics
Project: Visual-effects studio has been using Red Hat Linux as an operating system for about four years.
Manager, Systems Administration
Project: Began using Red Hat Linux in 1997, and added it to company's main line of business beginning in 1998. Subscribes to Red Hat Network.
Information Technology Director
Project: Customer contact center provider began moving systems to Red Hat Linux in July 2002. Brought in Red Hat's professional services to assist in migration and now uses the services organization on a scheduled basis.
Executives listed here are all customers of Red Hat. Their willingness to talk has been confirmed by Baseline.