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vnunet.com: Windows Takes the Server Lead

Nov 28, 2005, 15:15 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Sanders)

"Sales of servers grew by 8.1 per cent in the past quarter to $12.5bn, according to newly published data from analyst firm IDC, marking the tenth consecutive quarter of revenue growth.

"The continued growth of systems running Windows allowed them, in terms of revenue, to surpass Unix-based systems for the first time. Revenues of Windows systems increased by 17.7 per cent, while Unix systems continued their decline, showing a 0.4 per cent revenue decrease. Linux server revenue grew 34.3 per cent year-over-year..."

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