eMarketer: Is It Time for Linux?

“Many business users feel increasingly comfortable running
complex and mission-critical applications on the Linux operating
system (OS). Others are not so sure.

“According to the eMarketer report, Linux Usage and
, during the past few years, Linux has steadily crept
into the enterprise space, with various studies indicating that
between 45% and 70% of businesses have deployed Linux in some
capacity. The aggregated survey data also confirm that as of
mid-2004, early adopters of Linux-based technology are planning to
expand their use of Linux over the next few years…”