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Silicon.com: Gartner: Linux ‘Five Years Away from Mainstream’ Use

“Open source is still up to five years away from mainstream use
in enterprise IT infrastructures, despite the progress made in the
commercialisation of the platform, according to analyst
Gartner.

“Gartner’s latest Linux ‘hype cycle’ report shows that open
source is halfway to maturity but warns the biggest test will be
whether it can demonstrate the necessary performance and security
to function as a data centre server for mission-critical
applications…”


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