Linux is on the minds of many IT executives, but not enough to help Red Hat Inc. turn a profit. The Linux and open-source software developer last week reported a $4.3 million loss on $19.5 million in revenue for its first quarter, ended May 31. Red Hat improved on its $27.6 million loss on $21.4 million in revenue for its first quarter a year ago. Its strength was in services, which brought in $7.8 million for the quarter, compared with $5.4 million a year ago.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.