The Economic Times: Is Windows Losing Out and Linux Gaining?
Feb 05, 2007, 15:15 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sobha Menon)
"The penguin's come of age. What began as a battle between
proprietary and open source Linux software, started by geeks around
the world, isn't plain tech rhetoric anymore.
Itâ€™s now a mainstream commercial platform--a
technology that enterprises are taking very seriously and looking
at as a major cost-effective solution that has scalability and a
great future roadmap.
"A free software that can be downloaded from the Web, Linux has
a source code that's open and therefore available for anyone to
use, modify, and redistribute freely. Proprietary Unix and Windows
operating systems arenâ€™t available for such