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ComputerWorld Philippines: Linux 'invasion' seen starting next year

Jul 16, 1999, 15:31 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Geoffrey P. Ramos)

"While the hype over Linux is raging this year, it will take another year before the Unix-like free network operating system takes a major role in most corporate enterprise networks."

"Saito noted that currently there is also a lack of financial applications based on Linux. By next year, as well, the industry will be seeing more of these, he said."

"Linux is actually triggering a business revolution, because of its open-source model, he said."

"Saito said this model is not entirely new, since there are many people now that profit from providing services."

"'The lawyers, for example, make money from providing services. They don't sell you new laws, but offer you their services.'"

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