"A recent study of Linux use inside corporations by the Open
Source Development Lab (OSDL) and the SDTimes reveals a broad use
of Linux, but also shows that just a third of those companies have
adopted the open-source operating system as a corporate standard
"The survey was conducted among 8,000 SD Times readers, mostly
senior managers at corporations with more than 1,000 employees.
"Among the survey's findings were that 59 percent of the
managers who responded said they had Linux in their IT departments
at work. Some 64 percent of respondents said they used Linux for
Web servers, while 51 percent used it on application servers and 46
percent ran their database servers with it. Some 44 percent used it
for file servers and 43 percent used it to develop custom
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