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CyberSource: Linux vs. Windows Pricing Comparison

Nov 28, 2001, 08:31 (37 Talkback[s])

Con Zymaris writes:

We have put together a pricing comparison between Linux/Open Source technologies and Windows/Microsoft's technologies for sample organisations of size 50, 100 and 250 staff. We are targeting non-IT organisational/financial management within companies. We consider this a draft document and seek your readers' comments and feedback. We feel that with the current belt-tighening within the IT industry, if we can convince management to spend more money on IT staff payroll (even hiring more staff) rather than pay for ever-spiralling Microsoft licences, we all win. Note, this is a largish PDF file. Feel free to mirror.

http://www.stampede.org/~matt/linux_vs_windows_pricing_comparison.pdf (Primary link, ~4.4 MB PDF)

http://www.cyber.com.au/cyber/about/linux_vs_windows_pricing_comparison.pdf (Mirror)