"Relative newcomer Linux and old standby database archiving are
a hot pair in storage software these days, showing up together in a
slew of new rollouts.
"It's not surprising, given the emergence of Linux as a
mainstream enterprise operating system, to see it paired with
storage functions. Gartner Inc. forecasts Linux server revenue will
reach around $6.3 billion by 2008 after a compound annual growth
rate (CAGR) of 18.3 percent over five years. IDC sees it growing
20.2 percent per year until 2008..."