Red Hat RHT continues to buck the economic downturn, reporting strong second-quarter results that were in line with our forecasts; our fair value estimate is ..... the growth will continue and is consistent with our long-term assumptions for Red Hat. Although Red Hat sticks out as one of the few firms able to generate growth in this tough economic environment, we remain skeptical that the ..... strong enough ties with its customers to ensure a long-term competitive advantage. Red Hat holds a leading market share position for Linux support and its biggest competitor, Novell NOVL, is saddled with declining businesses and a ..... declining businesses and a weaker financial position. Yet, we are concerned that Red Hat lacks sustainable pricing power because the open-source licensing model creates an environment where the threat of substitutes will always loom over support
Red Hat RHT reported solid first-quarter results, delivering the double-digit growth that we've come to expect from the firm. Total revenue was $209 million, up ..... spending recovery, we attribute the growth in services to greater interest in Red Hat's middleware products. In fact, one of the most notable takeaways from the quarter was the announcement of an eight-figure deal focused primarily ..... but we expect expenses to creep back up during the year as Red Hat pays out to drive growth. The company repurchased 2.5 million shares for about $74 million during the quarter. This serves to prop
BOSTON, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Red Hat Inc and other makers of the widely used Linux operating system for business computers updated their software on Tuesday to thwart a serious new cyber threat they warned could allow hackers to gain remote control of their systems.
Red Hat 's third-quarter results showed further signs that its drive to expand its open source product portfolio beyond enterprise Linux
* Sees full-year adj EPS $1.57-$1.58 vs prev view $1.53-$1.55
Dec 18 (Reuters) - Red Hat Inc, the world's largest commercial distributor of the Linux operating system, posted a 15 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by strong growth in subscriptions.
ease of use. Additionally, RedHat recently moved forward with trying their hand at Virtualization technology known as RHEV ( Red hat enterprise virtualization) which is built on the KVM virtualization platform, simply doesnt perform as well as the quadrant
Red Hat 's core data center products showed solid ..... we believe the longer-term trends for Red Hat remain positive. We are raising our fair ..... the transaction. We are encouraged that Red Hat continues to incrementally add to and upgrade
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disrupters and disrupted . Mixed outlook for Oracle [ ORCL ; disruption from cloud computing in spite of its own efforts], Red Hat [ RHT ; will its OpenStack software for cloud computing add to its Linux servicing business?], Blackberry [ BBRY ; forget