"One of the powerful forces propelling the rapid growth of Linux
has been the rate at which new customers have been adopting the
open-source operating system. But a new report suggests that growth
rate could be about to slow.
"Investment banking firm SG Cowen & Co. notes that for the
first time since it began tracking Linux in its annual survey, the
number of companies planning to become first-time users of the
software has fallen--by half..."