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Forrester Compares Chicago Cubs Fans To Linux Faithful

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The Chicago Cubs may have one of the best records in Major League baseball this year, but at least one IT industry analyst doesn't appear to be all that impressed.

Last month in a research note on corporate desktop trends, Forrester analyst Ben Gray acknowledged the existence of "fairly impressive industry buzz" on the future of Linux on the desktop, but said Linux still represents a tiny share of the corporate desktop market.

According to Gray, "as optimistic as Linux enthusiasts are and will forever remain, they're beginning to sound like Cubs fans with the never-ending hope of 'There's always next year.'"

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