"Linux may not be the hottest new technology on the block
any longer, but even as the hype and stock prices fade, customer
interest is increasing, an industry analyst says."
"It's creeping into a lot of places," said Kevin Restivo, an
analyst with IDC Canada. "It's being deployed in specific
instances, though it's still not being relied on in a lot of
"That comment came as thousands of users, programmers and even
Linus Torvalds, the operating system's creator, were heading to
Toronto for the Linux Canada Expo which starts today and runs until
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