Ubuntu a minor player? Not outside the States

“Metasys is running on 350,000 desktops in Brazil alone. And
guess what? People pay for it because it’s good; it has a great
ecosystem of server, software, and management products; and because
it’s still drastically cheaper than Windows.

“While Dana’s post specifically addressed Ubuntu, he might as
well have been asking if Linux would always be a marginal player on
the desktop. If I have learned nothing else by attending the
Classmate Eco System Summit it’s that there are a lot of people
outside the United States doing a lot of incredibly innovative
things in education and that many of them are doing it cheaply with


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