Close

OSS industry challenges Gartner on Linux report

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on whatsapp
OSS industry challenges Gartner on Linux report

This week we have seen numerous reports (see here) in the trade press referring to Gartner UK analyst Annette Jump claiming that pre-installing Linux on PCs encourages piracy of Windows.

Open Source Industry Australia(OSIA) earlier today issued a press release in which it challenged the validity of Jump’s findings. “We dispute Jump’s conclusion and her figures. Without a fully specified methodology and a presentation of all the raw numbers and polling methods, these findings are extremely dubious. Additionally, Jump’s logic is problematic at best and farcical at worst.”

Read the complete story.