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SearchEnterpriseLinux: Enterprises Opening Their Wallets for Linux

Feb 12, 2004, 21:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael S. Mimoso)

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"Spending on Linux will climb by as much as 10% at enterprises surveyed recently by SearchEnterpriseLinux.com.

"Of the 130 IT administrators and decision makers who responded to the online survey, 43% expect to spend 10% more than they did last year on Linux-related products or projects, while 17% expect to spend between 6% and 10% more. None of those surveyed reported that they will reduce Linux-related spending.

"Most of the spending is expected to go toward hardware and operating system upgrades, primarily at the expense of Windows and of Unix systems like Solaris, HP-UX and AIX..."

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