British Industry: The Price of Windows
Mar 16, 2006, 16:00 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Dwyer)
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"Microsoft has a case to answer. When Quocirca sifted through
8000 IT professionals' responses to an online questionnaire last
year, the UK consultancy discovered deep unease with Microsoft's
Windows operating system.
"In some respondents Microsoft inspired a near-psychotic depth
of loathing. Others merely recorded strong reservations about,
respectively, the cost and performance penalties of Windows'
insecurity, its squandering of hardware power, its instability and
unreliability, and the cost of Microsoft's licences..."