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LinuxWorld Australia: Gartner Pours Cold Water on Enterprise Linux Desktops

Aug 30, 2005, 16:00 (24 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Phil Hochmuth)

"A recent report by analyst firm Gartner says that despite recent hype around open source desktop software, technologies such as Linux and OpenOffice.org are not posing challenges to Microsoft in enterprise desktop computing.

"The Gartner report says that 'while most users could get their work done either on Windows or Linux, Microsoft Office or OpenOffice.org' in a 'greenfield' environment where new PCs and applications are installed, swapping out Windows for Linux is a trickier situation..."

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