Admittedly, this "article" is barely a step above a press
release, but it does indicate how Linux is now being perceived
around the world.
"SAYING that local small and medium businesses (SMBs)
have begun embracing open source systems such as Linux, IBM is
positioning itself to take advantage of this trend."
"'The Philippine market is starting to embrace Linux, especially
small businesses that are often conservative in their IT
investments,' said Karen Yusi, IBM Philippines manager for Very
Small Businesses, in a press briefing."
"Claiming that it sees 'huge growth in demand for Linux this
year,' IBM announced several initiatives aimed at the largely
untapped SMB market, including the availability of Linux boxes
priced for SMBs."