"Like most people in business, whitebox manufacturers and
resellers are risk averse--especially when it comes to switching
end-user software. While open source options have been available
for well over a decade, locally produced systems with pre-loaded
open source software are virtually unknown and most of the growth
in the open source market is attributed to the major vendors.
"However, there are some potentially lucrative business
opportunities for open source-based whitebox systems..."