Red Hat skips consumer Linux desktop

by admin April 18, 2008 at 2:00 pm

Red Hat has no plans to create a traditional desktop product for the consumer market, but will continue to place its bets on a desktop for commercial markets.

“We are focused on infrastructure software for the enterprise market, and to that market we are offering the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop,” said Michael Chen, vice-president of corporate marketing at Red Hat.

“You need a different support ecosystem and applications for the consumer desktop,” Chen added.

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