June 13, 2001

Linux server share: Gartner goof-up or Microsoft meddling?

Author: JT Smith

Kelly McNeill writes "If you've ever wondered about the percentage of Linux servers in widespread use these days, be prepared to wonder a while longer, as significant discrepancies in the information being reported by market research firms Gartner Group, IDC, and AllNetResearch are confusing industry observers even further.
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What shocked many industry analysts is the fact that the Microsoft-funded Gartner numbers significantly contradicted analysis reports offered by IDC as well as AllNetResearch."

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