Reply to post: Wise move financially? Perhaps. Culturally? Nope ....

As Red Hat prepares to become part of Big Blue, its financials look as solid as Linux kernel 2.4


Wise move financially? Perhaps. Culturally? Nope ....

The culture you need to maintain to retain staff in a company that is actively developing on the bleeding edge of IT and the culture of IBM ( or any on of the remaining IT dinosaurs) are two very different things.

Let's see what happens to RedHat's innovative drive - and revenue - once the standard IBM management techniques regarding (or better: disregarding) their human ressources kicks in.

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