Fairfax IT: Linux doesn't work, SuSE chief admits
Feb 08, 2001, 15:14 (59 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Linux distributor SuSE sent a ripple through the open
source community today, not so much for laying off three-quarters
of its US staff, but with the admission from the company's chief
that Linux as a business does not work."
"The report says Wiegand said that Linux as a business was not
working out, and that Linux was a "victim of hype and irrational
"Customers have effectively been duped into believing that they
would be getting something for nothing when, in fact, they would
just be paying for it differently," the report says."