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Sun Microsystems is joining in the pricing pig pile atop Red Hat, the leading Linux software company.
Sun said last week that it will join the likes of Oracle and Microsoft to challenge Red Hat's open source dominance. Sun's strategy includes support for its free download of Solaris 10, a Unix-based operating system, that will cost 40 percent to 50 percent less than comparable support for Red Hat's Linux operating system.
Red Hat, the largest Linux distributor, has faced other price competition of late, notably an October move by database software company Oracle. In November, operating system giant Microsoft aligned itself with Novell, a rival Linux …