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Linux Server Market Share Keeps Growing

May 30, 2007, 18:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

"The server market is back, and Linux is helping, IDC reports. Linux servers posted their second consecutive quarter of double-digit growth and now represent 12.7 percent of the overall server market, or $1.6 billion for the first quarter of 2007.

"The latest quarter was a good one for servers in general. Factory revenue in the worldwide server market grew 4.9 percent year-over-year, to $12.4 billion for the latest quarter. This is the fourth consecutive quarter of positive revenue growth and the highest Q1 server revenue since 2001, IDC said..."

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