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Computerworld: Q&A Part 2: BEA's Chuang on Competition, Linux and Open Source

Mar 10, 2003, 11:00 (3 Talkback[s])
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"At BEA Systems Inc.'s annual eWorld conference this week, CEO Alfred Chuang spoke with Computerworld about the application server market space, his company's competition, recent trends toward Linux and the open-source software movement...

"What Linux trends are you seeing with BEA software?

"Huge adoption curve climbing very fast for BEA over the last six to nine months. A lot of focus in the financial services marketplace, where there's a lot of experimentation and initial deployment going on with Linux on Intel. And I think the motivation in that arena is simplification and cost reduction, so they are looking to buy significantly less expensive hardware..."

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