If anybody is, Red Hat are pushing enterprise adoption of open-source enterprise software solutions, backed by enterprise support.

Red Hat’s missions statement: To be the catalyst in communities of customers, contributors, and partners creating better technology the open source way.

8 BIT PLATOON believes Open-Source solutions, backed by enterprise support, will increasingly play a much bigger role in the enterprise community in the near future.


Red Hat creates, maintains, and contributes to many free software projects. It has acquired several proprietary software product codebases through corporate mergers and acquisitions and has released such software under open source licenses.