Gartner Weighs In on Linux’s Desktop Prospects

Gartner Weighs In on Linux’s Desktop Prospects: “Microsoft does not appear in any imminent danger of losing much market share on the desktop productivity front to any Linux or open-source competitors.

In a presentation at this week’s Gartner Symposium/ITxpo here in San Francisco titled ‘Client OS and Office Charting a Course to Longhorn (or Linux),’ Michael Silver, a Gartner analyst, said that just because Linux is free does not mean it is cheap. ”

Good article. Gartner also demistifies the 10 myths about Linux on the desktop.