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AsiaBizTech: Major PC Server Makers Eager to Expand Linux OS Share in Japan

Aug 24, 2000, 15:29 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Executives of major PC server companies said they are determined to achieve a higher than 10 percent Linux adoption rate in the PC server operating system arena within fiscal 2000."

"They made the statement at an Aug. 22 press conference where Oracle Corp. Japan announced Oracle8i Enterprise Edition Release 8.1.6 for Linux, an enterprise database management system running on the Linux platform."

"Compaq Computer KK said Linux-bundled PC servers account for 10 percent among all PC servers shipped in Japan. The company expects this rate to grow to 15 percent within fiscal 2000."

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