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E-Commerce Times: Linux Hysteria Will Fade In 2000

Dec 30, 1999, 18:05 (9 Talkback[s])
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"According to a new report by Forrester Research, Linux hysteria will give way to pragmatism in the new year."

"Despite the fact that Linux-related companies such as VA Linux Systems and Red Hat have recently taken Wall Street by storm, Forrester says it sees no sign of CIOs abandoning existing platforms for Linux any time soon. However, the firm does predict that Linux will continue to grow by dominating new application segments...."

"Finally, Forrester predicts that by 2004, Linux and proprietary Unix will have so much in common that many binaries will run on either platform."

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