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During the past decade, working to help encourage the implementation of Linux with governments and education NGOs, I had the privilege of meeting incredibly talented people like CII-Shiksha leader Narinder Bhatia in India.

There the honourable DR. A.P.J. ABDUL KALAM, former President of India, attended the Shiksha Awards Ceremony to launch one of Indias prime e-learning portals - driven on the power of Linux.

During those years, many of us in the community fought hard to help industry leaders and government CTOs see the validity of Linux use, trying to help them see they were Underestimating the Mission Critical Role of Linux.

Thankfully, today Linux is ubiquitous across industries, applied in almost every major solution including the many industry leading projects. This global success of Linux is a direct result of the substantial number of incredibly talented and professional people working day to day with Linux. They drive the industries and the scaling of solutions that I expressed in my COMPUTERWORLD article: The delicate art of enterprise scaling.

As we begin 2019, I hope that everyone in the OSS community takes a moment to reflect on how amazingly far we have come and how thoroughly Linux drives our solutions and our enterprises today! I commend each and every person who, through their tenacity, blood and sweat, have contributed to the success of Linux and the world of technology. The next decade will be just as intense, fast paced and remarkable thanks to the greatness of the people within the global OSS community.

Mark Rais
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New Zealand based Linux software and Linux Open Source platform technical writing experts updated 2018.
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