Linux Thrives in the Enterprise

July, 2005


Linux continues to grow in use in corporate data centers. Based on statistics gathered in our 2005/2006 Information Systems Spending & Technology Trends study, this report tracks the rate of adoption of Linux, the factors driving the popularity of Linux, and the ROI and TCO experiences of organizations that have deployed Linux. Finally, this report suggests principles to keep in mind in planning a migration so that the economic benefits of Linux can be realized.