Linux Ecosystem Worth $40 Billion by 2010

Sizing the Linux market ecosystem is no easy task. Downloads of Linux operating systems and applications are not an accurate measure. Analyst firm IDC, however, has a handle on the market and its size, and it's large.

At the Linuxworld Open Solutions Summit, which kicked off in New York, IDC analysts detailed where they see the Linux ecosystem today and where it is headed by 2010.

Linux Ecosystem Worth $40 Billion by 2010.