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ZDNet: Are The Final Open Source Skeptics Coming Around?

Sep 24, 2005, 05:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dana Blankenhorn)

"It was a fairly balanced look at Linux, from a corporate perspective. It cited two main reasons to choose Linux, a 'drastic reduction of hardware costs' and 'fear of being locked into proprietary software.' It did say Linux isn't free, and called performance enhancements over Windows and Unix a myth, but it noted 'many firms do realize significant cost reductions' when they switch, and that 'Linux is the perfect service-oriented architecture...'"

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