Australia Customers Demand Linux Netbooks
Oct 27, 2008, 16:48 (5 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to The
VAR Guy for this link. ]
"Now for the twist: Initially, Geek Central only
carried Windows XP-based Netbooks. But customer demand for
Linux-based Netbooks was overwhelming, according to Mike - a Geek
Central mate who gave The VAR Guy the scoop.
"Within weeks of adding Linux Netbooks to Geek Central's product
portfolio, the results were startling. Roughly one-third of the
Netbook sales involved Linux rather than Windows, according to The
VAR Guy's local source."