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CNN/Money: Linux: Penguin Takes Flight

Jan 24, 2003, 20:30 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul R. La Monica)


[ Thanks to Bill for this link. ]

"Remember Linux? The free-of-charge operating system that was going to help put an end to the dominance of Microsoft's Windows.

"Well, Microsoft is still sitting pretty, earning gobs of cash from its monopoly of the desktop.

"But more and more companies seem to be embracing the penguin--which for some strange reason has become the Linux mascot. According to a study conducted by research firm First Albany, 9.3 percent of 338 businesses surveyed expected to dedicate portions of their IT budgets to Linux-based systems, up from 5.4 percent in 2002..."

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