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Network World Fusion: Linux gathers critical mass needed to compete with NT

Feb 10, 1999, 12:30 (2 Talkback[s])

"Like a snowball getting larger as it rolls downhill, Linux continues to gain momentum."

"If you've been trying to convince your management that Linux is the right technical choice for a server platform, perhaps it's time to play the business angle trump card. Linux is inexpensive to acquire, can be purchased from multiple sources, has a growing number of applications, is endorsed by the industry's major technology players, has ready sources of technical support and is preferred by technology managers around the world. These claims are easy to substantiate and can be relayed in terms that business managers can understand."

"Linux is quickly acquiring the critical mass it needs to give Windows NT Server a real run for its money. Nothing could be better for this industry..."

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