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58% of financial organizations use Linux

Support for open source technologies from mainstream suppliers such as IBM and Sun has boosted the number of financial institutions using Linux from 27% last year to 58% in 2005, according to a report from financial technology researchers Finextra.

Support for open source technologies from mainstream suppliers such as IBM and Sun has boosted the number of financial institutions using Linux from 27% last year to 58% in 2005, according to a report from financial technology researchers Finextra.