Linux 2001

Not Just for Geeks Anymore

  • Easier Installation (Red Hat 7.1, 7.2), better device support (USB)

  • More Businesses looking at Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)

  • Embedded and Real-Time Markets for Linux are soaring.

  • Better immunity from viruses, Solid Linux Security

  • User Interfaces rapidly improving (KDE 2.2, Gnome)

  • IBM invests $1 BILLION in Linux in 2001; laptops to mainframes

  • HP, Compaq (merging), SGI all heavily vested in Linux

  • Itanium runs Linux now (has for >1 yr); windows not in beta yet.

Linux 2001
Pat Murphy