UNIX/Linux Enterprise Software Ecosystem to Grow as Fast as Windows’

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http://i486.net – Linux Foundation April 8 announced its annual sponsorship of an independent IDC’s predictions about how the Linux ecosystem will grow with time. The answer is “very”, but exactly what is expected in connection with the ecosystem of UNIX. usually as the Linux / UNIX using growth / decline, after consideration of IDC’s quarterly server shipments. The clear trend that the prospect is that factory shipments of Linux servers is increasing, in principle, the same rate as factory shipments of Unix servers with downturns. Place the open source blogosphere rabid foaming at the mouth for saying this, but Linux is basically the latest version of UNIX. Thus, market researchers expect two operating systems to go on this way. From a market perspective, looking at the Linux ecosystem separate from UNIX ecosystem would be like to watch the evolution of Windows in 15 years without seeing even the reduction of the DOS. Bascially, you can choose IBM and HP versions of Linux and other works for transportation if it is used to choose AIX, HP / UX and so on. Moreover, the large server vendors to work with Linux providers Red Hat, Canonical, and so for track additions. This is a relatively low margin business service providers, the main system used to do themselves. IDC report published in the April 8, waiting for the same trend from a different perspective. By the way, and is not, moreover, the Linux Foundation funded by sponsors of platinum, Fujitsu, Hitachi, HP, IBM, Intel, NEC, Novell and Oracle, together with ten gold, silver sponsors and members. Instead of measuring the choice of servers, predicts IDC’s research a “Linux-related spending on software.” The forecast says that the Linux software, pumps and pipes 12 million USD to 35 billion U.S. dollars between 2008 and 2013, while “spending Unix” are very close to flat (from $ 69 billion to 74 billion dollars). These statistics are calculated not only by Linux and other open source software (eg Solaris) revenues flowing into the market, but revenue from licensing fees, maintenance and associated subscription Application Server, ESB, databases, ERP, BI, and even consumer software running on operating systems . Note that much of this software is not tied to open-source conditions (Ts & Cs). Linux For instance, an Oracle database and SAP R / 3 running on a Linux server that costs associated with software in this case. IDC report also has interesting information about cloud computing, virtualization and market effects of the current economic slowdown. It is available free from the Linux Foundation. I wrote about a sister product IDC research sponsored by Novell here . In comparison, the” Windows “related to income, according to the same IDC white paper, will grow from $ 149 million to 206 billion dollars over the same period. It is both the ecosystem is growing at the same pace for an annual growth of 6 percent to 7 percent. It is also, as expected, is due to both ecosystems rapidly becoming the dominant of the two options you have on the market. Unix which has been the trend for a few years, Linux and other open source software is based on replacing the system based on software, whereas Windows is a program based on displacement less OS/400 and related systems IT staff-intensive. As always, be careful with statistics. The statistics are not telling the whole story and options market for it. For example, like many of the software in the ecosystem of open source operating system has deployed in the traditional TS and Cs (Oracle / SAP example above), much of the software revenue measure in the Windows ecosystem is distributed with open source and I “Cs. such as JBoss and MySQL on Windows Dennis Byron covers business software IT Business Edge . He is a seasoned researcher and technology writer. We have analyzed the information of the buyer and the investor’s point of view, for IDC, Datapro, Application Development Trends, Datamation, ebizQ and Research 2nd 0. IT Business Edge Follow http://twitter. com / ITBusinessEdge "> Twitter (General)