Linux server sales reached $1.2 bln in Q1 2005

Linux server revenue exceeded $1.2 bln in Q1 2005 as Linux server revenues showed 35.2% growth, IDC says. Worldwide investment in Linux servers for both technical and commercial workloads remains strong as Linux servers continue to expand their presence in data centers around the world. HP maintained its #1 spot in the Linux server market, with 27.7% market share in terms of revenue, while IBM was second with 19.8%.