[svlug] Linux has 12% of corporate desktop market

Jeffrey Siegal jbs at quiotix.com
Sat Jan 11 12:54:53 PST 2003


John Conover wrote:
> Interesting:
> 
>     http://www.vnunet.com/News/1137951
> 
> where Goldman Sachs, (the investment banking/VC folks,) claim that 12%
> of the companies in their survey have "rolled out Linux on the
> desktop." (Its the largest numbers I've seen.)

It certainly is interesting, but your subject line is misleading.  12% 
of companies using it doesn't translate to 12% "of the corporate desktop 
market."  For example, even if *every* company used Linux on 1% of its 
desktops, that would only represent 1% of the corporate desktop market.






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