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internetnews.com: SCO Loses in China as Linux Gains

Apr 19, 2006, 13:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"The Linux market in China continues to grow, according to a new research report from IDC. And it is apparently growing partially at the expense of Linux nemesis SCO.

"IDC's 'China Linux 2006-2010 Forecast and Analysis' report pegs the compound annual growth rate for 2006 to 2010 of Linux in China to be 34 percent, bringing revenues to $51.1 million.

"In 2005, Linux revenues grew by 27 percent over 2004 reaching nearly $12 million. However, Linux revenues in China are still a very small part of Linux's overall global sales, which according to IDC, were $5.7 billion in 2005 worldwide..."

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