October 30, 2000

Linux seen winning nearly 8 percent of Japanese server market

Author: JT Smith

AsiaBizTech reports that shipments of the Linux operating system are expected to jump
144.4 percent to 41,200 units. This 2.4-fold burst in growth will propel Linux to a 7.8
percent share of the overall server OS market in 2000, compared to a 4.0 percent share
the previous year, IDC Japan said. The Register's take on the story: Linux is still growing in Japan, but not as fast as in 1999.


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