Reuters/Forbes: HP Says It Had $2.5 Bln in Linux Revenue in 2003
Jan 15, 2004, 15:00 (6 Talkback[s])
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"Hewlett-Packard Co. said Thursday that its Linux-related
revenue was more than $2.5 billion in 2003, a figure that it said
places it in the top tier of companies vying for leadership in the
rapidly growing market for the freely available operating system
"Linux is an operating system that can be copied and modified
freely, and is now moving upstream into more complex computing
needs at corporations, said Nick Collins, director of marketing for
Linux at Palo Alto, California-based HP.
"'A lot of it has been around moving applications from, let's
say, high-end Unix systems and proprietary implementations to
Linux,' Collins said..."