Network World Fusion: Linux barrels deeper into the enterpriseJan 30, 2002, 01:04 (15 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Phil Hochmuth)
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"The potential to save money is a driving factor behind companies' plans to implement Linux, or at least evaluate it as an alternative to Unix-based enterprise servers. A recent IDC study shows that a company with 1,000 users can save around $307 per year, per seat by running Web, intranet and extranet applications on Intel-based Linux servers over Unix servers based on Reduced Instruction Set Chip (RISC) processors - such as HP's PA architecture or IBM's RS6000.
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