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Linux Growing Fast in POS, Microsoft Still Tops

Feb 25, 2008, 21:15 (0 Talkback[s])

"In the North American market for POS (point of sales/service) terminals, Linux grew 32 percent year-over-year, according to figures released by IHL Group. The research firm reckons Linux accounted for $475 million of the $5.56 billion market, putting it third overall with an 8.5 percent market share.

"The revenue figures take into consideration both new device shipments during 2007, as well as maintenance costs on existing terminals installed in the U.S. and Canada, the research firm said..."

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