“The Linux market in China continues to grow, according to a new
research report from IDC. And it is apparently growing partially at
the expense of Linux nemesis SCO.
“IDC’s ‘China Linux 2006-2010 Forecast and Analysis’ report pegs
the compound annual growth rate for 2006 to 2010 of Linux in China
to be 34 percent, bringing revenues to $51.1 million.
“In 2005, Linux revenues grew by 27 percent over 2004 reaching
nearly $12 million. However, Linux revenues in China are still a
very small part of Linux’s overall global sales, which according to
IDC, were $5.7 billion in 2005 worldwide…”