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ComputerWorld: More Users Are Looking at Linux

May 19, 1999, 12:27 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Orenstein)

"Although most information technology managers remain aloof to Linux, the free, Unix-like operating system is rapidly gaining enough credibility to merit a look from users at major companies, according to a Computerworld tracking survey."

"Since February, the number that report either using or at least considering Linux has grown by 72%."

"Analysts, who have also noted rapidly rising interest, said companies are taking notice of announcements from major vendors like IBM and Hewlett-Packard Co. that agreed to support the operating system."

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