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VNUNet: Linux take up will soar next few years

Mar 31, 1999, 14:31 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Linux shipments are predicted to grow faster than the total shipments of all other client or server operated environments, according to a report from IDC."

"The research company estimates Linux commercial shipments will increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 25 per cent from 1999 through to 2003, compared with a 10 per cent CAGR for all other client operating environments and a 12 per cent CAGR for all other server operating environments combined."

"Throughout this year, IDC said it expects more and more application vendors to port their offerings to Linux and hardware vendors to continue to expand their available product lines running Linux for server side projects."

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