Financial Express: IT Industry Set To Be Linuxed: Nasscom
Feb 19, 2003, 20:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by R Ravichandran)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"The National Association of Software and Services Companies
(Nasscom) bets big on the open source software - Linux. The apex
body of the software companies argues that Linux has the potential
to grow into a leading operating system (OS) in India, co-existing
with the other established players in this market.
"Though the Linux still has huge challenges, as the OS matures
and moves up the evolutionary cycle, it is likely to garner larger
and larger support among the IT user segments, claims Nasscom in
its recent study.
"What goes in Linux's favour is the immense sustenance it is
generating from a host of companies in India including Oracle, IBM,
Hewlett-Packard, Wipro, Integra Microsystems and Veritas, who have
developed products for the Linux platform and made them available
for the customers..."