Is Cisco ready to support Linux?

In this article the author starts off trying to make Cisco seem like a villian.  In reality Cisco has just decided not to pay Red Hat for the right to be Certified as a Linux Cloud Service Provider.  Cisco already supports Linux on several of it's platforms.  From the the Linksys WRT product line to it's most complex VOIP Solutions a large number of the product line is running or can run Linux.

 

Brian Wagner

Brian started working with *nix in while a student at Kent State University in the early 90's. In 1995, as an E-Mail Administrator for Caliber Technology (now part of Fedex) he was tasked with administering Sendmail on both Slackware Linux and Solaris Systems. His first home install of Linux was MkLinux DR1 in 1996 on his 60 Mhz PowerMac. Since then Brian has been working and consulting on Linux and it's uses in the Enterprise to support everything from E-Mail, Firewalls, Web and File serving to custom cluster solutions and grid solutions. Brian has had the opportunity to work in both Fortune 500 companies and small 2 person organizations. This has given him the unique insight into the differences every size business faces.