The Wisdom of Ganesh: Desktop Predictions for 2007-2008
Mar 08, 2007, 23:30 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ganesh Prasad)
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"This has been stewing in my mind for awhile, and now the
picture has crystallised. Here's what I predict will happen in the
desktop market over the next two years:
- "Apple will license Mac OS X to OEMs this year (2007) while
Vista sales are still sluggish.
- "Mac OS X sales will surge wildly and end up accounting for up
to 25% of all new PC shipments by the end of 2007.
- "Emboldened by Apple's success, Sun will push GNU/OpenSolaris
to corporations in 2008. The system will probably be called 'The
- "Linux will be seen as 'ready for the desktop' once desktop
diversity becomes the norm. Linux will dominate the low-cost
desktop segment thereafter..."