“Peering into your crystal ball, what do you see
happening in corporate adoption of Linux desktops in the next year?
“Robertson: Every new technology trend starts
at a grassroots level. Early adopters come along, then consumers.
The last group to adopt is the large enterprise. Think about Linux
servers or Wi-Fi. Large corporations are the last to embrace the
trend and it will be no different with desktop Linux. It’s firmly
taking root with the technical crowd and moving to consumers as
Lraiser.com is showing. I’m confident you will see some corporate
adoption with some larger companies making wholesale changes away
from Microsoft Windows to products like Linspire over the next
couple of years…”