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"It is a market that has just begun to soar with database major Oracle providing the rocket fuel for the Tux to fly. Oracle is playing the total cost of ownership (TCO) card by using Linux as a platform for making inroads in Indian enterprises running peripheral but important applications such as Internet banking, branch automation, HR and payroll.

"Traditionally dominated by Novell's NetWare, this market is of strategic importance. Oracle was among the first players to identify this trend by developing Oracle 8i for Linux almost six years ago. Today it is reaping the benefits of placing an early bet on Linux..."

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