"Governments worldwide are spending more than US$3 billion a year on Linux hardware, software and services, and this is growing at 35% a year," she says. "But it's the US military that is spending the most. They view it as a source of innovation."Read more over at ComputerWorld.
Fisher, a 26-year IBM veteran, was in New Zealand recently to speak at a seminar organised by GOVIS, the organisation for government IT managers.
"Governments are saving taxpayer money by leveraging open standards," she says.
IBM says Linux is booming
Posted on Thursday, March 16 2006 @ 21:56 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck