[Talk] Re: [Linux-aus] Who can make sense of Gartner's prognostications?
conz at cyber.com.au
Mon Aug 4 20:54:51 EST 2003
On Mon, Aug 04, 2003 at 04:49:09PM +1000, David Purdue wrote:
> Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
> >On Monday, 4 August 2003 at 16:04:14 +1000, Con Zymaris wrote:
> >>LINUX penetration within Australian enterprises may reach 90 per cent
> >>within three years, but it will remain a niche technology, with only 10
> >>to 15 per cent of IT infrastructure running on the open source software,
> >>according to Gartner.
> (Leaps to defence of Gartner - stops to wonder what the hell he is
> doing - carries on leap anyway. ;-) )
> What the report is saying is that Linux will reach 90% of ENTERPRISES,
> but only 10-15% of SERVERS.
> I don't know if this is true or not, but at least it has no internal
And for a different slant on the same report:
Aussie giants like Linux: Gartner
"[Linux] just sits there in the background, doing its thing. People are
starting to deploy it and forget it," [Gartner's Sargeant] said.
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