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"The Linux foundation's analysis shows there to be a 'major shift in user behaviour', indicating that organisations deploying Linux are staying with the platform and abandoning legacy OS's when deploying new services.

"What's more, this shift in perception in terms of business drivers is an important one. No longer is the Linux differentiating factor based on Open Source freedom from licensing costs. The business community is coming to grips with the quality of the platform's technical performance. This is due to the Linux global development community's dedication to refining the platform and building comparable tools and applications that run on Linux. The developments challenge commercial products like the Microsoft Office suite of applications."

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