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PRNewswire: Survey Says Future Looks Bright for Linux Technology

Sep 28, 1999, 15:03 (2 Talkback[s])

"Don't expect the Linux operating system to fade away in the world of technology -- in fact, it's moving full steam ahead. In a recent nationwide survey, 57 percent of chief information officers (CIOs) polled said that the use of Linux by companies will increase over the next three years. Only 3 percent projected a decline. Consequently, demand for engineers and project professionals familiar with the operating system is expected to intensify."

"The survey was developed by RHI Consulting, a leading specialized consulting firm that provides information technology professionals on a project basis. Conducted by an independent research firm, the survey includes responses from 1,400 CIOs from a stratified random sample of U.S. companies with more than 100 employees."

"CIOs were asked, "To what extent will the use of Linux (the open source code operating system) by companies increase or decrease in the next three years?"..."

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