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eWeek: Get the Facts Right on Linux, Microsoft

Apr 07, 2005, 01:15 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"Last year, Microsoft launched an advertising blitz against Linux titled 'Get the Facts,' or as I liked to call it, 'Get the FUD.'

"Some of Microsoft's 'facts' came from research by The Yankee Group. Then, Microsoft claimed that Yankee had found that switching to Linux from Windows was "prohibitively expensive, extremely complex [and] provides no tangible business gains.'

"Things have changed..."

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