Linus Torvalds: “The initiatives Intel is announcing today indicate the relationship between Intel and the Linux community is growing stronger. Our combined efforts will enable the expansion of Linux OS performance and services that will drive more mainstream acceptance of Linux.”

Jim Barksdale, Netscape President: “Our investment in Red Hat reaffirms Netscape's commitment to Linux as a strategic enterprise-ready platform.”

Sean Maloney, Intel Vice President: “Intel has spent a lot of time over the last year and a half with ISPs learning about their business and technology requirements. ISPs require support for a range of operating systems—from Windows NT to UNIX and Linux. We want to ensure that all of these operating systems run optimally on the Intel Architecture.”