Linux OS Market Share to Hit USD 18.78 Billion by 2028; Google LLC Sponsors Linux Security Mission to Make Significant Progress: Fortune Business Insights™


Companies covered in the Linux Operating System Market report are: Amazon Web Services, Inc. (Washington, USA), Canonical Ltd. (London, UK), ClearCenter (Utah, US), Elementary, Inc. (California, US), Slackware Linux Project (US), IBM Corporation (Red Hat, Inc.) (New York , USA), Zorin Group (Dublin, Ireland), MontaVista Software, LLC (California, USA), Oracle Corporation (Texas, USA), SUSE Group (Nürnberg, Germany)

Pune, India, Jan. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The world Linux operating system market share was rated at $4.57 billion in 2020. The market is expected to grow from $5.38 billion in 2021 for $18.78 billion in 2028 at a CAGR of 19.5% over the period 2021-2028.

This information is provided by Fortune Business Insight™, in its report, entitled, “Linux Operating System Market, 2021-2028.”

According to our analysts, the increasing number of server vendors and data center organizations is expected to fuel the growth of the market during the mentioned period. According to the Gartner report, in 2021, global end-user data center infrastructure spending is expected to reach $200 billion by 2021, increasing 6% since 2020. Such an upsurge in data center infrastructure speculation data centers is driving market demand. worldwide.

Impact of COVID-19

Decline in system usage amid COVID-19 supported by deteriorating business operations

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many governments in several countries have declared the closure of retail stores, workshops, as well as other businesses around the world. Many SMEs as well as large-scale organizations have shown a drop in demand due to health concerns. Moreover, organizations around the world have deprived the investment in 2020.

Additionally, investment in data center infrastructure across the globe is also on a downward spiral. This paints a picture of a slightly degenerate demand for this Linux operating system market in 2020.

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On the basis of distribution, the market is segmented into workstations, virtual machines and servers. Among these, servers are expected to dominate the Linux operating system market share during the forecast period.

In terms of end use, the market is categorized into commercial/enterprise and individual.

The market is divided into five regions: North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America.

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Drivers and Restrictions

Growing implementation of Linux operating system among servers and rooted systems at Growth aid

The Linux operating system is a dependent and protected operating system, which is mainly positioned on virtual machines, workstations, servers and embedded systems. It is an open source certificate system where the operator can modify the operating system by changing the graphical user interface (GUI).

Moreover, the user can create his own Linux distribution (Distro) in the market with insignificant costs. It is estimated that this will support the growth of the Linux operating system market.

Regional outlook

North America is likely to lead the market and hold the largest Linux operating system market share during the forecast period. North America generated approximately $1.63 billion in revenue in 2020 and is growing with a substantial CAGR.

Europe is expected to rise with a significant CAGR during the forecast period. The region achieved considerable revenue in 2020. The growth of the region is mainly due to the increased use of Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud computing in the dominant countries.

The Asia-Pacific region is estimated to experience the fastest growth during the projected period. South Korea, China, India, Japan and other countries are likely to provide the largest CAGR in the region.

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Competitive landscape

Key Players Emphasize Tactical Tasks to Maintain Competitive Edge

IBM Corporation provides enterprise platforms such as LinuxONE OS and IBM Z, capable of integrating data, exchanges and knowledge. IBM Corporation is a premier channel partner for Red Hat, SUSE Group, and Canonical (Ubuntu).

The dominant players in the market are implementing numerous business approaches such as new product launches, joint ventures, collaborations and purchases in order to maintain their competitive edge in the market.

industry development

  • June 2021: Google LLC sponsored a Linux Security Mission to refine the Linux operating system. The Linux kernel programming language has been used to develop software that increases smartphone security as well as internet connectivity.

List of Key Players Covered in this Linux Operating System Market Share Report

  • Amazon Web Services, Inc. (Washington, USA)

  • Canonical Ltd. (London, UK)

  • ClearCenter (Utah, USA)

  • Elementary, Inc. (California, USA)

  • Slackware Linux Project (USA)

  • IBM Corporation (Red Hat, Inc.) (New York, USA)

  • Zorin Group (Dublin, Ireland)

  • MontaVista Software, LLC (California, USA)

  • Oracle Corporation (Texas, USA)

  • SUSE Group (Nürnberg, Germany)

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  • introduction

  • Key points to remember

  • Market dynamics

    • Macro and micro economic indicators

    • Drivers, constraints, opportunities and trends

    • Impact of COVID-19

      • Short term impact

      • Long term impact

  • Competition Landscape

  • Global Linux operating system key players market share, 2020

  • Key market insights and strategic recommendations

  • Profiled companies (Covered for the 10 key players only)

    • Overview

      • Key management

      • Headquarters, etc.

    • Offers/Business Segments

    • Key details (Key details are subject to data availability in the public domain and/or paid databases)

      • Employee size

      • Key financial data

        • Past and current income

        • Geographic share

        • Industry share


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