vnunet: Linux Research
Sep 27, 2004, 15:15 (2 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Information gathered by Context Research's SalesWatch survey
indicates that the percentage of PCs sold with the Linux operating
system (OS) already installed is gradually rising. Over the past
four quarters the figure has grown from a low of 0.13 per cent to
1.04 per cent in the second quarter of this year.
"As Context points out, although the number of Linux OSs
installed as standard is quite low compared with the dominating
position of Windows XP Home and Professional versions, these
figures do not include those systems that will have had Linux
installed over the PC's original OS..."