ZDNet Asia: Is Microsoft losing its grip in Asia?
Oct 29, 2001, 17:36 (22 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Irene Tham)
[ Thanks to Paul for
this link. ]
"Immediately after the Nimda attack, Ho deleted the
Windows operating system from infected servers and clients to
prevent the virus from spreading, and replaced them with the Linux
operating system. Uninfected computers were also moved to Linux, an
open source program that is freely available over the Internet.
At the same time, the 50-man firm dumped Microsoft Office for
Sun Microsystem's StarOffice as its desktop productivity tool.
'The peace of mind--from knowing that viruses which exploit
Microsoft system vulnerabilities cannot touch Linux--is priceless,'
Ho said. The company's 40-odd Sun Solaris and Macintosh computers
remain unscathed, he noted."
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- The Register: MS still owns desktop, but Linux gains at server end(Mar 02, 2001)
- InfoWorld: Microsoft tightens the vise on desktop OS market; Linux no longer a fad - IDC(Mar 01, 2001)
- CNET News.com: Linux catching up to Windows in server market(Feb 28, 2001)
- ComputerWorld: Microsoft, critics spar over server software competition(Feb 25, 2001)