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CRN: Linux Reseller Counts Emerge

May 20, 2000, 10:09 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Elizabeth Gallagher Caginalp)

"...Reality Research estimates that 14,000 reseller companies in North America are currently reselling and recommending solutions with Linux."

"Among Linux resellers building solutions in 2000, a third are focusing their development efforts on customers in the manufacturing, health care, education and banking sectors. Internet applications are among the factors behind the Linux surge, with nearly two-thirds of Linux resellers reporting that they use Linux in developing e-business solutions."

"Small businesses with fewer than 99 employees... accounting for half of annual sales... large companies employing 1,000 or more generate nearly a fifth of revenue..."

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