Newswire: Corporate users embrace Linux

“More than half Australia’s corporate IT departments are
making use of Linux, but serving remains the dominant role and few
companies have any plans for Linux on the desktop, a new survey has

“However, Linux’ role in corporations appears firmly cemented in
the server market. While 63% of respondents saw a future for Linux
as either a data, applications or infrastructure server, only 13%
saw it playing any significant role on the desktop. Reinforcing
that impression, just 2.2% of those surveyed had purchased a system
with Linux pre-installed.”