"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