Computerworld.NZ: Money in Linux for Tools Vendor
Aug 07, 2002, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"There is money to be made in Linux, says a longtime senior
staffer for development tools company Borland.
"The open-source operating system is going to be around for a
long time, says David Intersimone, who has been at the company for
17 of its 20 years, and Borland is one of the few 'identifiable'
vendors supporting it, which gives its customers a certain piece of
mind. That's why people choose Red Hat, he says: its training and
"Small and medium-sized firms 'who can't afford a very expensive
Sun tower' are using Linux, he says, and a lot of large mobile and
wireless providers are keen on Linux in their infrastructure
because they have built Java into their phones..."