LinuxPlanet: LinuxWorld Analysts Cite Hottest Open Source Trends
Aug 09, 2006, 19:30 (1 Talkback[s])
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"What are some of the hottest trends in the Linux/open source
market today? Avid activity among some resellers, abundant
virtualization, and a growing tendency to mixed open
source/proprietary deployments, according to a trio of top industry
analysts, who helped to preview LinuxWorld San Francisco in an
IDG-sponsored teleconference on Tuesday.
"'Nothing could be hotter right now than virtualization,'
pointed out Al Gillen, IDC's VP of system software, one of the
three analysts on the panel..."