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Java Developer's Journal: Corporate Linux

Nov 29, 2000, 15:14 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ceri Moran)

"If you think Linux is the choice of geeks only, think again. Many of the large software vendors are now shipping Linux versions of their software. In this article I'll take you through some of these product offerings. Be prepared, though: if you're new to this Linux world you're going to find some interesting facts. The majority of vendors are bringing their wares to this new and exciting platform."

"I've given you a small taste of the offerings from the "big boys" of computing. As you can see, the platform for geeks is no longer confined to the recesses of the hobbyist. The Linux platform offers a cost-effective and flexible solution to the world of computing. The availability of software isn't a problem anymore."

"Linux has blown open the doors, with really only Microsoft choosing not to enter. History alone will show whether this is a wise or a strategically suicidal move. If you are one of the people sitting on a fence about Linux, please - come off it and have a look. It may surprise you."

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