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TechWeb: Corporate Users Consider Linux

Jun 22, 1999, 14:48 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mo Krochmal)

"As PC Expo opened here Tuesday, some of the show attendees who make billion-dollar decisions on what technology to use in business are considering whether free software is worth the price."

"In a random poll of corporate IT users attending the trade show, some said the Linux operating system is starting to become more important, slowly seeping into a diverse range of environments, from college libraries to banks."

"It's part of the Unix tradition, so it brings the stability that Unix offers," said Omar Zambrana, a systems administrator with Deutche Bank, in Hamshaw, Pa. Deutche Bank has not installed Linux, but is considering it as vendors and developers offer it on computers and make applications that use it, Zambrana said."

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