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IDG.net: Cautious IT managers await Linux track record

“There was a palpable excitement at the first Open Source Forum
in Austin, Texas, last week. It was the exhilaration that comes
from exposure to a movement that is growing…”

“…despite all the fanfare at the forum, many IT managers said
they are taking a cautious approach toward using software like
Linux and the Apache Web server. The plan is to test out the
open source software in small steps before using it for critical
operations.”

“The so-called ‘mission-critical’ uses for the software will
come once a track record is developed.”


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