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TechWeb/Reuters: European Server Market Grows, Shifts To Unix - Gartner

Nov 24, 2000, 17:52 (5 Talkback[s])

"European shipments of servers for corporate networks and the Internet grew by four percent in the third quarter, bouncing back after two quarters of declines, research firm Gartner Dataquest said on Thursday."

"The number of servers sold rose to 267,000 from 256,000, showing demand was only now rebounding after sluggish investments in the first half-year when corporate customers were taking a breather after heavy spending ahead of the millennium change, analyst Karen Benson said...."

"These servers run on software such as Linux, Sun Solaris or other Unix operating systems. They are mostly used to host Internet applications, as they tend to be more reliable and easier to link up with other servers."

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