Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 9th Oct 2006 17:30 UTC, submitted by JCooper
SCO, Caldera, Unixware A declaration by SCO's backer, BayStar has revealed that the software Giant Microsoft had more links to the anti-Linux bad-boy. The declaration made by from BayStar general partner Larry Goldfarb has turned up as part of IBM's evidence to the court. Goldfarb says that Baystar had been chucking USD 50 million at SCO despite concerns that it had a high cash burn rate. He also claims that former Microsoft senior VP for corporate development and strategy Richard Emerson discussed "a variety of investment structures wherein Microsoft would 'backstop', or guarantee in some way, BayStar's investment". Thanks to The Inq for the summary.
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2004? 2005?
by NotParker on Tue 10th Oct 2006 04:09 UTC
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Compared to 2004 and 2005 this massive drop to 6.1% shows Linux server growth is petering out ... losing steam ... tanking.

2004?

"Year-over-year, Linux servers showed 56.9 percent growth with a 46.4 percent unit shipment rate increase."

http://www.technewsworld.com/story/34199.html

2005?

"Linux servers posted their 12th consecutive quarter of double-digit growth, with year-over-year revenue growth of 45.1% and unit shipments up 32.1%. Customers continue to expand the role of Linux servers into an ever increasing array of workloads in both the commercial and technical segments of the market."

http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS00223005

Edited 2006-10-10 04:10

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