Linux: Usage and Trends

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Research and Markets ( ) has announced the addition of Linux: Usage and Trends to their offering

The Linux: Usage and Trends report examines how perceptions of Linux are changing, as the operating system transitions from its previous role as a revolutionary force in the software industry, to become a viable alternative for mainstream users.

Without question, a new tone of sobriety and caution has entered much of the industry analysis surrounding the Linux market, and industry observers are taking a more levelheaded approach to analyzing its prospects, and defining the surrounding opportunity.

While this even-handedness irks some Linux enthusiasts, the new tone may also be viewed as an acknowledgement that Linux has indeed arrived, and is taking its place in the business technology landscape.

Key questions the "Linux" report answers:

What is the potential size of the Linux market?

How many businesses are currently using Linux?

How many plan to use it within the next four years?

Which Linux vendors have the best reputation among current and prospective Linux users?

How are large enterprises and SMBs using Linux?

How are businesses and consumers using desktop Linux?

And many moreā€¦

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Laura Wood

Senior Manager

Research and Markets

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