ZDNet UK: Healthy future for Linux – Dataquest

“A healthy future is predicted for Linux according to analyst
firm Dataquest Monday, but only in the server appliance

“Dataquest forecasts Linux servers will account for 24 percent
of worldwide server appliance revenue by 2003 — giving the open
source operating system a price tag of $3.8bn (£2.3bn) and
putting shipments of server appliances at 1.1 million.”

“Dataquest analysts also believe Linux will fare better in
server appliances than in the traditional server market, where
figures give Linux only 3.4 percent of global market share by