“Merrill Lynch analyst Kash Rangan said the LinuxWorld expo in
San Francisco has reinforced his firm’s conviction on the Linux
open source market, and that what’s good for Linux is also good for
leading open-source provider Red Hat.
“More users are using Linux as opposed to UNIX, says Rangan, and
of those users, more are running so-called mission critical
applications–applications whose failures could seriously handicap
a business–on Linux…”