Red Hat Still Doesn’t Need Desktop Linux

As we reported last week, Red hat has just reported another robust financial quarter–one of many achieved in a row. Earnings came in at 15 cents a share, or $24.1 million, compared to 12 cents a share expected by analysts, on total revenue of $209.1 million. Once again, Red Hat not only maintained its key subscribers but grew subscriptions and renewals.

While many people think of Red Hat as a Linux-focused company, and it is, CEO Jim Whitehurst has steadfastly maintained that Red Hat’s strategy is not focused on desktop Linux. It’s clear that that’s still the case, and interesting how Red Hat can still win without any type of desktop Linux coup.

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