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Computer Business Review: Linux Making Strides in Cost Conscious India

Aug 20, 2003, 02:30 (0 Talkback[s])


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"Linux's penguin is capturing the hearts of India. The low-cost and lesser-known operating system is finding good traction among cash-strapped corporations and state governments, and is slowly starting to dilute the stranglehold of Microsoft's Windows operating in the process.

"Linux adherents believe the operating system's cost advantages and flexibility makes it ideally suited for developing economies like India--a view supported by a study conducted by Red Hat India, a Linux vendor, Linux is expected to be installed in 200,000 desktop personal computers in India by December 2003..."

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