SearchOpenSource: Middleware Application Servers: Loosening the Constraints of Proprietary Lock-In
Jul 30, 2006, 16:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Justin Korelc, Ed Tittel)
[ Thanks to Jane Walker for this link.
"The bustling marketplace for enterprise-grade Windows-to-Linux
migration tools proves that many companies are looking into open
source software products. Although no one-size-fits-all solution
works for all Windows to Linux migrations, many software and
service solutions providers stand ready to assist in such efforts,
providing a range of services from planning through integration and
deployment to on-going training and support.
"Motivations for such migrations include deliberately choosing
open source software as a platform strategy, perceived or projected
cost savings (both for software and for total cost of ownership)
and a growing backlash against Microsoft's licensing costs and