Feeds

Corel Linux on the rise, but Red Hat still dominant

Nobody's got a monopoly though - whew...

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Choosing a cloud hosting partner with confidence

The latest Linux US retail sales figures for February 2000 from PCData show that Corel Linux jumped from 2.3 per cent in November to 19.6 per cent in February, while Red Hat's share dropped from 58.5 per cent to 40.4 percent. Over the same period, Macmillan's share dropped marginally, but SuSE showed a tenfold leap from 0.7 per cent to 7.1 per cent. Corel's Linux sales data include WordPerfect8 for Linux . Caldera experienced a drop in its share, but this may reflect its targeting at the enterprise, where retail sales are small. Corel CEO Michael Cowpland pronounced himself "thrilled" at the level of support, which is the only bright news for Corel for some time. The WordPerfect Office Suite for Linux is scheduled for US and Canadian retail release this weekend. Corel says that it has added additional dates for its road show next week, where seven shows have sold out, and 10,000 people have said they would attend. ®

Top 5 reasons to deploy VMware with Tegile

More from The Register

next story
Facebook pays INFINITELY MORE UK corp tax than in 2012
Thanks for the £3k, Zuck. Doh! you're IN CREDIT. Guess not
Google Glassholes are UNDATEABLE – HP exec
You need an emotional connection, says touchy-feely MD... We can do that
Lawyers mobilise angry mob against Apple over alleged 2011 Macbook Pro crapness
We suffered 'random bouts of graphical distortion' - fanbois
Just don't blame Bono! Apple iTunes music sales PLUMMET
Cupertino revenue hit by cheapo downloads, says report
US court SHUTS DOWN 'scammers posing as Microsoft, Facebook support staff'
Netizens allegedly duped into paying for bogus tech advice
Feds seek potential 'second Snowden' gov doc leaker – report
Hang on, Ed wasn't here when we compiled THIS document
Verizon bankrolls tech news site, bans tech's biggest stories
No agenda here. Just don't ever mention Net neutrality or spying, ok?
Inside the EYE of the TORnado: From Navy spooks to Silk Road
It's hard enough to peel the onion, are you hard enough to eat the core?
prev story

Whitepapers

Why and how to choose the right cloud vendor
The benefits of cloud-based storage in your processes. Eliminate onsite, disk-based backup and archiving in favor of cloud-based data protection.
A strategic approach to identity relationship management
ForgeRock commissioned Forrester to evaluate companies’ IAM practices and requirements when it comes to customer-facing scenarios versus employee-facing ones.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?
Top 5 reasons to deploy VMware with Tegile
Data demand and the rise of virtualization is challenging IT teams to deliver storage performance, scalability and capacity that can keep up, while maximizing efficiency.
Mitigating web security risk with SSL certificates
Web-based systems are essential tools for running business processes and delivering services to customers.