Computerworld: Linux: Not Always the Best IT Answer?
Oct 27, 2003, 14:00 (13 Talkback[s])
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"Here was a speaker at a Linux enterprise conference telling the
audience that Linux isn't the best choice for every IT need.
"Linux and other open-source software products in many cases may
not offer the highest-quality choice available to enterprises, and
proprietary software isn't evil, said Jonathan Eunice, president
and principal analyst at Illuminata Inc., an IT research and
consultancy group in Nashua, N.H.
"But enterprises looking to tweak the code of the software they
run and avoid 'entanglement costs' associated with vendors who may
not listen to their needs may want to consider open-source
software, he said, speaking at the Enterprise Linux Forum in