"Linux was the leading light in a worldwide server market that
grew 5.1 per cent to $14.4 billion in the fourth quarter of 2004,
research has indicated. According to IDC's latest Worldwide
Quarterly Server Tracker, sales of Linux servers have been
accelerating rapidly with 60 per cent annual growth over the last
"Linux servers generated $1.3 billion in quarterly revenue,
representing 9.0 per cent of worldwide server revenue..."