CCID Consulting Co., Ltd. has
a press release that looks at the Linux growth rate in China.
"CCID Consulting's data shows that the size of China's Linux market in
2008Q2 reached 43.1 million Yuan, up 16.2% over 2007Q2. Compared with
2007Q2, the grow rate has slowed down, largely due to decline in
centralized purchasing. Large industrial order is few; meanwhile, as the
market becomes mature, industrial growth rate starts to slow down. The
market transfers from concentration to dispersion, with competition heating
up. Also seen is the transition from single server and desktop products to
wider product lines and even competition of industrial chain alliance.
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