"Revolution Linux experimented more than 35% growth
during the last year and things seems to follow the same trend this
year. For us, it has been a great experience (not exempt for some
growing pains !;-) and, when I look around, at open source
companies, I can definitely see a trend.
"Local Market (Quebec)
"In our local market (Quebec province in Canada), we have more
mature companies and they tend to have more people this year than
the precedent (growth) and most of them seems to have find/defined
a niche of some sort. Large companies are less and less generalist
and have one or several specialties/focal points. We also
experimented in Quebec some mergers between existing companies and
this is clearly the sign of a more mature market.
"Open Source at the International Level
"At the international level, a continuous flow of Linux
migration and open source adoption by companies..."