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Survey shows Ubuntu not just for desktop anymore

Feb 06, 2009, 10:35 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Elizabeth Montalbano)

"The majority of nearly 7,000 businesses surveyed that are using Ubuntu Linux said they use it for a range of mission-critical workloads that are typically run on servers, such as proxy/caching, routing, mail security, clustering, virtualization, data backup and databases.

"While this doesn't mean enterprise Linux leader Red Hat should worry yet that Ubuntu will cut into its business, the survey does lend credibility to Ubuntu's use as an enterprise OS, said Stephen O'Grady, analyst with RedMonk."

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