Operating System Market Share
These charts shows the market share of the six more important operating systems, after them you could see, SunOS 0.01%, HP-UX 0.00%, AIX 0.00%, FreeBSD 0.00%, SCP 0.00%, SCO 0.00%, OpenBSD 0.00%, OpenVMS 0.00% and NetBSD 0.00%. People should be careful interpreting this
chart, all the data come from real users , 160M monthly, accessing important websites.
Linux has been growing it’s market share monthly, started the year with ~.40% growth and closed with almost .70%. Very slowly Windows is loosing it’s market share to other operating systems, started with 93% and finished with 91.7%. Hype products came from 0 to 100 in a very short period. Almost 10% of the market share is dominated by UNIX like operating systems.
Linux usage share on client devices has surpassed 1% for the first time in our tracking. Linux has been successful primarily as a server operating system, but client usage share has not kept pace with server share Linux has reached this important milestone on the client as Linux-based systems have become more functional, easier to use, and pre-installed on computers from vendors like Dell.