LinuxPlanet: LinuxWorld Summit: Linux Lowers TCO
May 31, 2005, 16:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jacqueline Emigh)
"Organizations are finding that Linux lowers TCO (total cost of
ownership) on both the desktop and server sides, but specific
results vary according to the situation, said John Dobbs, principal
strategist for Novell, speaking at LinuxWorld Summit in New York
"IT administrators can use data from published studies to help
gain internal backing for their own Linux deployments, suggested
Dobbs, who pointed to studies by major analyst groups, as well as
white papers by Linux users.
"Yet it's also important to realize the limitations of some of
this information, and to conduct your own TCO analyses in readying
a Linux roadmap, the Novell strategist told attendees at the Linux
show last week..."