ANALYSIS-Oracle shows no momentum in Linux effort

March 8, 2007

[From Reuters]

BOSTON, March 7 (Reuters) - Oracle Corp. promised to take the Linux software world by storm last October, but the major expansion by one of the world's largest software companies so far has failed to show momentum.

Tiny rival Red Hat Inc.(RHT.N: Quote, Profile, Research), which over a decade built a services business around Linux and legitimized the free, cooperatively developed operating system for corporate computing, has survived the onslaught and even grown.

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