21% of IT executives plan to switch some Windows desktops to Linux

57% of the survey respondents told Yankee Group that no changes were planned for their Windows Desktop. However, 21% said they plan to migrate a portion of their Windows systems to Linux, and 15% said they plan to add Linux desktops, but not as replacements for Windows. The results add to an earlier survey by the Yankee Group, which found that, among its survey base of 1,000 respondents, approximately 33% already have some degree of Linux deployment within their organization.