June 18, 2001

Study ignites controversy over Linux server growth

Author: JT Smith

Interactive Week follows up on the controversy surrounding last week's release of a Gartner study showing that Linux server sales were just 8.6 percent of the market, comapred with the 27 percent figure reported by IDC: "The dispute over the Gartner and IDC figures mirrors a debate within
IDC itself, between its hardware and software analysts. Operating
system analyst Dan Kusnetzky saw 27 percent market share for Linux
at a time when IDC was reporting growth was stagnant for Windows
NT."

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