Open Source is Big Business

Red Hat proves open source is big business, as it just posted revenue of $2.05 billion for last year. Does the average person care much about Red Hat’s financial health and performance? Probably not. With that said, for the overall open source movement, this milestone is definitely important from a historic perspective. This major Red Hat moment, when combined with the increasing instances of major companies like Microsoft, Apple and Google embracing open source, shows that the movement is strong and growing.

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