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Interview: Red Hat CIO chalks data driven progress at open-source firm

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Software makes the corporate world tick in the digital age and developing it is big business. The ‘open-source’ model, or collaborative software development from multiple, often unconnected sources, promotes a pooling of resources and a diverse design spectrum than any one company is capable of developing and sustaining over the long-term.

The concept is not new, though the term open-source itself was coined in 1998, and emergence of Linux operating system came to symbolise its free spirit. In an indication of where the concept is going – within a few of years of its arrival, the likes of Microsoft started describing Linux as their biggest threat.

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