ZDNet Australia: Linux Vendors Hope to Ride PC Upgrade Wave
May 25, 2004, 13:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Linux vendors are salivating at the prospect of taking market
share away from Microsoft's Windows in the PC desktop market as
enterprises embark on the biggest desktop refresh since Y2K.
"Last week, Gartner published a report predicting that over the
next two years 220 million corporate desktop PCs will be replaced:
100 million in 2004 and 120 million in 2005. The company said this
will be the largest hardware refresh since Y2K..."