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GartnerGroup's Dataquest Forecasts Linux Servers to Have Greater Success in Server Appliance Market

Jul 19, 1999, 13:31 (3 Talkback[s])

"...Than Traditional Server Industry"

"While Linux servers have gained a lot of mind share as a possible leader in the server market, Linux servers are expected to have a larger impact on the worldwide server appliance market, according to Dataquest Inc., a unit of Gartner Group, Inc."

"Dataquest estimates Linux servers by 2003 will account for approximately 24 percent of worldwide server appliance revenue, or $3.8 billion, and 14 percent of server appliance shipments, or 1.1 million units by 2003. Linux servers by 2003 are projected to represent 3.4 percent of worldwide traditional server revenue, or $1.9 billion, and 8.1 percent of traditional server shipments, or 450,000 units."

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