Computerworld Australia: Open Enterprise: Desktop Linux Remains Hard Sell
Mar 22, 2006, 02:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Neil McAllister)
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"Major software updates are always disruptive, and with as many
as six separate SKUs for the U.S. market alone, Windows Vista will
be no different. As if the launch plans for Vista weren't confusing
enough, Microsoft execs have played up the steep hardware
requirements of the operating system's bells and whistles,
prompting many IT managers to wonder whether the upgrade might
signal a jumping-off point for shops that have grown tired of life
under Redmond's collective thumb.
"It's only natural, then, that Linux vendors should take this
opportunity to tout the open source alternative..."