Red Hat growth: A tale of 2,000 applications

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| Red Hat's Linux business continues to boom, even when we don't give it the
| credit that it deserves. What is the underlying reason for that growth?
|
| Applications.
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http://blogs.cnet.com/8301-13505_1-9...bj=TheOpenRoad

Open Source for Business: Now More Than Ever, Part 1

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| No App Scarcity
|
| The growth of open source applications in the business workplace, at least to
| some degree, is the result of a large inventory of program choices. There is
| no shortage of business-ready, open source applications.
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http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/An...r-Part-1.xhtml


Related:

IBM Achieves Major "Linux on POWER" Milestone

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| The number of tested, native applications available for the Linux on
| POWER platform has grown more than 200 percent in the last two years,
| marking it as a fast-developing new IT ecosystem.
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http://biz.yahoo.com/iw/061201/0190250.html


Study: Developers Favor Linux

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| "Regardless of what kind of developer you are, you're still trying to
| make a living, and target the operating system that?s controlling the
| market."
|
| However, in the most recent survey, the developers' forecast of their
| target platform has changed. For the first time, these developers said
| that in the next 12 to 18 months they expect to be developing more Linux
| apps than Windows apps.
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http://itmanagement.earthweb.com/osr...le.php/3645766