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Got Linux? For many, the answer is no

For all the hoopla surrounding the open-source operating system, businesses aren't flocking to adopt it in the near future, Goldman Sachs says. Also: New tools on tap.

For all the hoopla surrounding the open-source operating system, businesses aren't flocking to adopt it in the near future, according to a new survey by Goldman Sachs. Meanwhile, new tools are on tap.

Got Linux? Many companies say no
news analysis The renegade operating system is among the lowest spending priorities for Fortune 100 companies, according a Goldman Sachs report.
November 7, 2001 
VA releases proprietary software version
VA Linux Systems announces a new version of the SourceForge collaborative programming software, the centerpiece of its survival strategy.
November 6, 2001 
New Linux tool boosts security
A small Australian company develops a security auditing system for Linux, beating much larger organizations to the punch.
November 6, 2001 
IBM makes $40 million open-source offer
The Eclipse group will offer some of IBM's programming tools to help developers create applications for e-businesses and Web services.
November 5, 2001 
Commentary: Linux's murky prospects
Gartner says the system software can sometimes mean considerable cost savings, but significant questions remain about its future.
November 1, 2001