CRN Interview: SuSE Linux CEO Richard Seibt and General Manager Holger Dyroff
Aug 22, 2003, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"CRN: Which operating system do you think Linux
is replacing more--Unix or Windows?
"Seibt: On one hand it's replacing Unix, but if
you look at what is happening Europe-- with the city of Munich, for
example--in many cases Linux is replacing Windows, or at least
slowing its growth significantly.
"Dyroff: It's also not just about replacing but
it's about putting new [technology] directly on Linux from the
beginning. That's what we often see in [new systems using
technologies such as] Web services [and] Java application servers.
If people put these in their companies, they directly put them on
Linux. It's not just about migrating anymore. It's about generating
new workloads directly onto the Linux Enterprise Server..."