Update: Enterprise Linux IT: Gartner: Desktop Linux Shows Small Gains
Jul 23, 2004, 17:30 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jason Lopez)
Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame
"Despite its gains in the server computer market, Linux may not
be taking hold very quickly on the desktop. A new report from the
research firm Gartner--expected to be released in the coming
weeks--suggests that major challenges remain before Linux threatens
the dominance of Windows.
"Gartner plans to report that Linux is shipping on 5 percent of
desktop computers, but that it is not necessarily the operating
system of choice. A more realistic figure is that 2 percent of PCs
shipped will operate using Linux software this year. ..."