LinuxPlanet: LinuxWorld Summit: Linux Replacing Other Enterprise OS
May 26, 2005, 20:30 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Linux is rapidly replacing Unix, Windows, and old-style
mainframes for mainstream enterprise use, despite lingering issues
ranging from the availability of enterprise server applications to
the quality of desktop Linux software, according to attendees at
this week's LinuxWorld Summit in New York City.
"During a keynote panel on Wednesday, C-level executives from
three enterprises said they've achieved benefits ranging from cost
savings to lowered server downtime from swapping out their earlier
operating environments in favor of Linux.
"During another presentation in Manhattan, R. Carl Drisko, a
speaker from Novell, pointed to Linux-based implementations of grid
computing not just in financial services, but in manufacturing,
pharmaceuticals, and the airline industry, as well..."