Computerworld.NZ: Manufacturers Get Into Linux
Jul 25, 2002, 03:00 (5 Talkback[s])
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"Manufacturing ERP and supply chain software vendor QAD says
sales of its product on Linux are catching up to those on
"QAD has been certifying MFG/PRO to run on Linux for two years.
QAD Australia and New Zealand managing director Gordon Fleming says
a tiny percentage of sites currently run MFG/Pro on Linux but he is
bullish on the number of new sites opting for the open source
"He estimates that of the 2400 MFG/PRO customers worldwide only
about 50 would be using Linux.
"'But if I look at rate of sale by operating system Linux would
right up there.'
"He believes Linux is grabbing share from Windows NT and Windows