Personal Computer World: Linux Suffers Growing Pains
Sep 28, 2002, 05:30 (40 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robert Jaques)
"The growing maturity of Linux is demonstrated by the way in
which major vendors are beginning to deploy enterprise-class IT
services on the operating system.
"Conversely, however, the open source environment's lack of
maturity is clearly demonstrated by the fact that there is no
single unified vision of its role in the corporate world.
"Instead respective vendors of the platform are busy tailoring
very different products and services based on the operating system
which integrate with their existing core business offerings.
"For the corporate IT manager these wildly divergent Linux
strategies create little more than the familiar recipe of fear,
uncertainly and doubt..."