ZDNet UK: Linux Services Move Into the Mainstream
Jul 09, 2004, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Business services supporting Linux and open-source applications
are no longer a niche market, according to a report published by
IDC on Thursday.
"According to an IDC report entitled Services Around Linux, Open
Source and Free Software in Western Europe, businesses and
government departments will spend $98m on services to support their
Linux systems in 2004. By 2008, this figure is predicted to
increase to $228m..."