Linux Fragmentation: Scenario Planning for Users, ISVs, and SaaS Providers
- ID: 1208177
- March 2010
- 6 Pages
- Saugatuck Technology
The Linux operating system market faces increasing and significant fragmentation. In this Strategic Perspective, the authors examine a rational scenario of continuing and constant Linux fragmentation, and considers its effects on users and user IT organizations, Linux vendors, software developers and vendors, SaaS and other Cloud-based IT providers, and computing hardware designers and manufacturers.