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Other Operating Environments Will Have Trouble Keeping up with Linux's Growth, IDC Says

Mar 31, 1999, 11:34 (4 Talkback[s])

"Linux Commercial Shipments Will Increase at a Four-Year Rate of 25%."

"Through 2003, total Linux commercial shipments will grow faster than the total shipments of all other International Data Corporation (IDC) covered client or server operating environments. IDC estimates Linux commercial shipments will increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 25% from 1999 through 2003, compared with a 10% CAGR for all other client operating environments combined and a 12% CAGR for all other server operating environments combined.

"In a new bulletin titled Linux Operating System Market Overview, IDC presents its first-ever forecast for Linux."

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