ComputerWeekly: Linux No Longer a Curiosity as Major Datacentre Adoption Grows
Oct 20, 2005, 11:30 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nick Langley)
"Linux is a freeware, Unix-type operating system that is
distributed along with its source code so users can make changes
and then redistribute it.
"There is a strange imbalance in the Linux world. At one end it
is dependent on a handful of talented individuals, with constant
speculation about overwork, burnout and slowing down of creative
effort. At the other end, thousands of the world's best-paid IT
staff are promoting and selling it, and repackaging it to meet the
demands of corporations and governments..."