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Newswire: Corporate users embrace Linux

Mar 06, 2000, 14:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Angus Kidman)

"More than half Australia's corporate IT departments are making use of Linux, but serving remains the dominant role and few companies have any plans for Linux on the desktop, a new survey has found..."

"However, Linux' role in corporations appears firmly cemented in the server market. While 63% of respondents saw a future for Linux as either a data, applications or infrastructure server, only 13% saw it playing any significant role on the desktop. Reinforcing that impression, just 2.2% of those surveyed had purchased a system with Linux pre-installed."

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