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
"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..."