The battle to position Linux on the desktop has always been tenuous. Because the OEM relationships and marketing dollars will always promote the proprietary solutions.
However, the advancement of mobile devices and the major shift to cloud based data storage and applications delivery means that the "desktop" space is perhaps no longer an area worth fighting to gain a share.
Many corporations and government departments are already getting this point. Devices that offer their staff flexibility and mobility are becoming essential tools, not just cutting edge tech toys.Full story »