eWeek: China Says Yes to Linux, No to Open-Source Middleware
Jan 09, 2006, 16:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Darryl K. Taft)
"Although Linux is catching on rapidly in China, don't expect to
see open-source application software taking off in the country any
time soon, said an analyst familiar with the Chinese IT market.
"Huang Yong, chief executive at CCID Consulting Co. Ltd., a
Beijing-based market research and consulting firm, said that
despite the 'profound impact' Linux is having in China, Chinese
enterprises are not likely to adopt open-source middleware as the
IT industry continues to mature..."