The Register: Latent Linux demand not as big as at first thought

“Last week we reported on the massive pent-up demand for Linux
that has been identified in the UK reseller channel.”

“The survey which threw up the remarkable figures was conducted
on behalf of distribution giant C2000. Perhaps the most astounding
statistic in the survey was that 71 per cent of resellers said
their customers were ready to adopt Linux.”

“Not only was it astounding, it was also slightly off the mark.
Rather than 71 per cent, that figure should have been 29 per
cent. An error in transposing the figures led to the picture for
Linux looking somewhat brighter than it really is. Doh!


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