Linked by David Adams on Thu 3rd Mar 2011 20:23 UTC, submitted by Amy Bennett
Hardware, Embedded Systems IDC's newest survey of server vendors shows boxes running every kind of operating system -- except Unix -- sold more during the last three months of 2010. Sales of Linux servers rose 29 percent; Windows rose 16.8 percent, but most surprisingly, sales of mainframes shot up 69 percent " the highest growth rate IDC ever found on mainframes.
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RE[2]: How accurate can this be?
by _QJ_ on Fri 4th Mar 2011 13:44 UTC in reply to "RE: How accurate can this be?"
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As I am working in an international company, we are buying HW (big iron). IT/IS staff install themself and support, any OS required : Windows, Linux, BSD, ESX, etc.

And I really wonder if IDC does take this situation into account.

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