Ubuntu scores first major pre-installed server win

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| Ubuntu is extremely popular on the desktop, but it's made comparatively
| little progress on servers. That's about to change. Dell is expected to
| announce in the first quarter of 2008 that it has certified Ubuntu Linux for
| its server lines.


Another win for Ubuntu... journalist moves to Ubuntu and raves about it using
many articles with wide reach.

Ubuntu: first stop on the road to Damascus

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| That day will also be significant to me from now on for it was on Tuesday,
| November 6, that I helped to set the editor of iTWire, Stan Beer, on the
| Linux road.


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Linux on half of all new servers? Red Hat's got plans

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| The Amazon partnership is part of Red Hat's Linux Automation initiative to
| make it easier for companies to deploy Linux applications. With it, Red Hat
| will have its version of Linux powering over half of the world's new servers
| by 2015 while doubling its current market share, says Scott Crenshaw, Red
| Hat's VP of enterprise Linux business. Â* Â*


Red Hat Pits Itself Against VMware

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| Red Hat’s new goal is to underpin 50% of the world’s servers by 2015.
| And since virtualization is projected to take over the world by then that’s a
| lot of Xen virtualization – and there’s no extra cost in it like there is
| with VMware since it’s bundled with RHEL. (Red Hat’s telling people they’ll
| save $20,000-$30,000 a server.)