Red Hat Developer Program
May 16, 2012

Open Sourcing The Enterprise: Ten Years Of Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Red Hat Enterprise Linux transformed enterprise IT, and dramatically changed the software industry forever. By combining the open source development model with a customer-centric subscription based business model, Red Hat gave enterprise customers a way to leverage the value of open source in a way that made sense for them, and that spurred the adoption of Linux across the enterprise. But it wasn't easy. There were doubts and obstacles to overcome, customers and partners to convince, and millions of developers to collaborate with. But with commitment and vision, it all just worked.