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Linux Operating System Market Share to Reach USD 18.78 Billion by 2028

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The market growth factors of the market, Linux operating system market share was valued at USD 4.57 billion in 2020. The market is expected to grow from USD 5.38 billion in 2021 to USD 18.78 billion in 2028 at a CAGR of 19.5% in the 2021-2028 period.

COVID-19 Impact

Decline in System Usage amid COVID-19 Backed by Deterioration in Business Operations

Also, During the COVID-19 pandemic, numerous governments of several countries have declared the closure of retail stores, workshops, as well as other companies worldwide. Numerous SME businesses as well as large-scale organizations have displayed a descending shift in demand owing to health apprehensions. In addition, organizations around the world have deprived the investment in 2020.

Additionally, the data center infrastructure investment throughout the world has also been in a downward spiral. This depicted a marginally degenerated demand for this Linux Operating System Market in 2020.


On the basis of distribution, the market is segmented into desktop, virtual machines, and servers. Among these, the servers are projected to lead the Linux Operating System Market share during the forecast period.

Points Covered in The Report:

  • The points that are discussed within the report are the major market players that are involved in the market such as manufacturers, raw material suppliers, equipment suppliers, end users, traders, distributors and etc.
  • The complete profile of the companies is mentioned. And the market size,capacity, production, price, revenue, cost, gross, gross margin, sales volume, sales revenue, consumption, growth rate, import, export, supply, future strategies, and the technological developments that they are making are also included within the report. The historical data from 2011 to 2017 and forecast data from 2019 to 2024.
  • The market growth factors of the market are discussed in detail wherein the different end users of the market are explained in detail.

Drivers and Restraints

Rising Implementation of Linux OS among Servers and Rooted Systems to Help Growth

Also, Linux operating system is a dependent and safeguarded operating system, which is principally positioned on virtual machines, desktops, servers, and embedded systems. It is an open-source certificate system where the operator can modify the operating system by changing the graphical user interface (GUI).

Additionally, the user can form their own Linux distribution (Distro) in the market with trivial charges. This is estimated to bolster the Linux operating system market growth.

The competitive landscape has been discussed in detail and predictions are made with respect to leading companies and products in the coming years. Forecast values have been provided for the market for the period of 2020-2026. The factual figures have been obtained through trusted sources. Moreover, these predictions are made on the basis of extensive research analysis methods, coupled with the opinions of experienced market research professionals.

Regional Insights

North America is likely to direct the market and hold the highest Linux operating system market share during the forecast period. North America has produced approximately USD 1.63 billion in revenue in 2020 and is rising with substantial CAGR.

Europe is expected to rise with a significant CAGR during the forecast period. The region made a considerable revenue in 2020. The growth in the area is majorly accredited to the augmented usage of the internet of things (IoT) and cloud computing in dominating nations.

Asia Pacific is estimated to grow at the fastest rate during the projected period. South Korea, China, India, Japan, and other nations are likely to provide the most momentous CAGR in the area.

Competitive Landscape

Key Players Emphasize on Tactical Tasks to Maintain Competitive Edge

IBM Corporation provides enterprise platforms such as LinuxONE OS and IBM Z, which is capable to incorporate data, trades, as well as understandings. IBM Corporation is a prime distribution partner of Red Hat, SUSE Group, and Canonical (Ubuntu).

The dominating players in the market are implementing numerous business approaches such as novel product launch, joint ventures, collaborations, and procurements in order to maintain their competitive edge in the market.

Industry Development

  • June 2021: Google LLC sponsored a Linux security assignment to refine Linux operating system. The Linux kernel language of programming has been employed to develop a software, which augments smartphone security as well as internet connectivity.

List of Key Players Covered in this Linux Operating System Market Share Report

  • Amazon Web Services, Inc. (Washington, U.S.)
  • Canonical Ltd. (London, U.K.)
  • ClearCenter (Utah, U.S.)
  • Elementary, Inc. (California, U.S.)
  • Slackware Linux Project (U.S.)
  • IBM Corporation (Red Hat, Inc.) (New York, U.S.)
  • Zorin Group (Dublin, Ireland)
  • MontaVista Software, LLC (California, U.S.)
  • Oracle Corporation (Texas, U.S.)
  • SUSE Group (Nürnberg, Germany)

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