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TecTracks: Toppling the Microsoft Regime

Mar 22, 2001, 16:46 (22 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tim Deal)

"Geoffrey James, an analyst and writer who covers Microsoft, says it's business as usual for Microsoft on the desktop, despite the potential threat Linux presents."

"'Microsoft intends to move forward with a single operating system strategy and intends to put a version of Windows 2000 everywhere,' said James. 'As far as Linux goes, Microsoft seems to see it as little more than noise on the desktop.'"

"Yet, James says it's a different story when it comes to the server. Linux has the reputation of being a robust and stable platform for server applications, and this may present a significant thorn in Microsoft's side."

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