Linux Is Ready for the Desktop

'In 2001, Linux started popping up on servers run by adventurous penny-pinchers at places like Amazon.com, which saved millions of dollars by replacing Sun servers running Solaris with HP servers running Linux. By the end of the year, 53 percent of chief information officers surveyed by Gartner said they were seriously considering installing Linux on their servers; in December 2002, that number leapt to 77 percent.' from "Linux Is Ready for the Desktop" on Business 2.0's Working Tech.

Steve Johnson

Steve Johnson

Steve Johnson was a founding instructor at Pragmatic Institute, a role he held for more than 15 years before he left to start Under10 Playbook. In his return to Pragmatic Institute, Steve supports the complete learning path for product teams, ensuring they are fully armed for success. 

Over the course of his career, Steve has helped thousands of companies and tens of thousands of product professionals implement product management processes. He has worked in the high-tech arena since 1981, rising through the ranks from product manager to chief marketing officer. Steve has experience in technical, sales and marketing management positions at companies that specialize in both hardware and software. In addition, he is an author, speaker and advisor on product strategy and product management.


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