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Perception issues among senior managers still dog Linux.

Even coming out of a challenging year, Linux momentum continues to build. A new survey of 428 IT professionals from organizations with $500 million or more a year in revenues or over 500 employees, from The Linux Foundation, finds that a huge number of IT organizations plan to expand their use of Linux in 2012.

Obviously, a fair number of the participants taking this survey may be biased towards Linux. Nevertheless, the study clearly shows Linux gaining in use with new application workloads, including mission-critical applications, Big Data projects and virtual server environments.

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