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Silicon.com: Gartner: Linux 'Five Years Away from Mainstream' Use

Sep 08, 2005, 20:30 (18 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andy McCue)

"Open source is still up to five years away from mainstream use in enterprise IT infrastructures, despite the progress made in the commercialisation of the platform, according to analyst Gartner.

"Gartner's latest Linux 'hype cycle' report shows that open source is halfway to maturity but warns the biggest test will be whether it can demonstrate the necessary performance and security to function as a data centre server for mission-critical applications..."

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