Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 26th Nov 2005 17:02 UTC, submitted by Mehta Bhai
Linux "The Linux community was left stunned when Windows Server software outsold Linux in the server market. Gartner, Inc. recently reported that sales of Windows systems accounted for nearly 37 percent of all server revenue in the last quarter while Linux accounted for 31.7 percent. Windows has a 5+ percent lead over Linux, which should be the cause for celebration at Microsoft. Is this the downfall or, as they say, the beginning of the end of Linux? Most definitely not. Before the folks at Redmond rejoice too much, there are some things they need to consider."
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No Duh.
by eosp on Sat 26th Nov 2005 21:15 UTC
eosp
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2005-07-07

Linux is free. Windows costs money. Windows sells more than Linux.

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RE: No Duh.
by gonzo on Sat 26th Nov 2005 23:06 in reply to "No Duh."
gonzo Member since:
2005-11-10

Linux is free. Windows costs money. Windows sells more than Linux.

Note that this is the first quarter ever that Windows servers are #1.

So why weren't Windows servers #1 last Q? Or the Q before that..?

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