Linux Operating System Market Global Industry Analysis, Development, Opportunities, Future Growth and Business Prospects by Forecast To 2023

The report on the global Linux Operating System market covers historical market trends, current market dynamics, market valuation by segmentation as well as region, key player's market share analysis, competitive landscape and supply chain analysis.

Market Highlights:

The global Linux Operating System Market is expected to expand at an 18.5% CAGR during the forecast period 2018–2023.Linux is an open source operating system that interfaces between the computer software and hardware. Linux OS consists of a Linux kernel that includes all the necessary components of a fully functional operating system. The Linux OS consists of two execution modes—user mode and kernel mode—with a varied level of privileges. Linux OS is like other operating systems such as Windows, OS X, or iOS in terms of graphical user interface and software applications such as word processing applications. Linux OS is an open source software which makes the code used to create Linux free and available to the public for viewing, editing, and distributing. The Linux OS is distributed by key players in the Linux operating system market for different devices such as desktops, workstations, and servers. The vendors also provide support for the Linux-based OS that they distribute.

The growth of the Linux operating system market is attributed to the increasing demand for open-source operating systems and the need to obtain a more secure operating system than Windows. Moreover, the market also seeks opportunities owing to the high usage of a user-friendly graphical user interface (GUI) and increasing adoption of Linux operating systems among small and medium-sized enterprises to reduce initial costs and increase the business performance.

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Major Key Players

• IBM Corporation (US),
• Ubuntu (Canonical Ltd) (UK),
• Linux Mint (UK),
• elementary, Inc.,
• Arch Linux,
• Debian,
• Manjaro,
• Red Hat, Inc. (US).

According to MRFR, The global Linux operating system market is expected to reach USD 7,070.4 million at a CAGR of over 18.5% by the end of the forecast period 2018–2023.

Key Developments

In March 2019, Canonical released Kubernetes 1.14. The company offers full enterprise support for Kubernetes 1.14 using kubeadm deployments, Charmed Kubernetes, and MicroK8s. Existing Charmed Kubernetes users can easily upgrade to Kubernetes 1.14 irrespective of the underlying hardware or machine virtualization. The features of Kubernetes 1.14 include Windows Node support, improved kubectl plugin system, durable local storage management, Custom Resource Definition (CRD) OpenAPI Support and Pod priority and pre-emption

In August 2018, SUSE collaborated with Microsoft corporation to deliver First Enterprise Linux Kernel Optimized for Microsoft Azure. The SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 instances now run on a custom-tuned kernel for workloads on Microsoft Azure which provides enhanced performance and faster boot speeds along with a decreased memory footprint. The Azure-tuned kernel enables faster access to new and upcoming Azure features, which offers agility

On October 2018, elementary, Inc. released elementary OS 5 Juno. The latest version of the platform includes major updates across the apps offered by it. The music app is updated with streamlined controls and a refined interface, the terminal app is revised so that they are more adaptable to developers needs and workflows. The epiphany now offers Firefox Sync built-in with which the users can sync their bookmarks, passwords, and even open tabs between elementary OS and your mobile device or any other device running Firefox

Regional Analysis
Linux Operating System Market by region has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East & Africa, and South America. North America accounted for the largest market share of 36.5% in 2017, with a market value of USD 1,107.0 million; the market is expected to register a CAGR of 18.7% during the forecast period. Europe was the second largest market in 2018, valued at USD 929.9 million; it is projected to grow at the highest CAGR of 20.4%. The growth in the North American market is driven by the presence of key market players such as Red Hat Inc. and IBM Corporation. Moreover, significant adoption of Linux based server farms (data centers) among the financial organizations in the region is further expected to propel the Linux operating system market in North America in the near future.

Market Segmentation
The global Linux operating system market has been segmented on the basis of type, device type, application, and region. Based on type, the market has been segmented into user mode and kernel mode. The device type is segmented into workstations and servers. The application is segmented into enterprise and individual. The enterprise segment has further been divided into large enterprises and SMEs. The region includes North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the rest of the world.

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Key questions addressed by the report
• What was the historic market size (2017)?
• Which segmentation (Type/ Device Type/ Application) is driving market?
• What will be the growth rate by 2023?
• Who are the key players in this market?
• What are the strategies adopted by key players?

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