IDC: Linux-Related Spending Could Top $49B by 2011
Apr 09, 2008, 13:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Let there be no further doubt: Linux is becoming big business.
According to a new report from analyst firm IDC and sponsored by
the Linux Foundation, hardware and software spending related to the
open source OS hit $21 billion during 2007.
"The researcher's findings further indicate that by 2011, Linux
ecosystem spending will grow even larger, to $49 billion..."