Internet Week: Straight Talk About Linux

“Will Linux find its way into the enterprise and (gasp!) the
corporate desktop? Don’t bet on it. Commercial firms are
risk-averse by nature. They are more than willing to pay an OS
license for the right to sue somebody if things go wrong.”

“Linux was 17 percent of server licenses sold. If it was 17
percent of the total market for OSs, Microsoft would be having
ducklings. Linux is only 2.5 percent of desktops.”


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