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IDC: Linux-Related Spending Could Top $49B by 2011

Apr 09, 2008, 13:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"Let there be no further doubt: Linux is becoming big business. According to a new report from analyst firm IDC and sponsored by the Linux Foundation, hardware and software spending related to the open source OS hit $21 billion during 2007.

"The researcher's findings further indicate that by 2011, Linux ecosystem spending will grow even larger, to $49 billion..."

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