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ACW.com: Windows, Linux head-on in thin client contest

Feb 04, 2002, 15:33 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Loo Po Li)
"The Windows-Linux OS war is not limited to the desktop as both companies are contenders for thin client computing infrastructure in enterprises as well.

According to Raymond Lee, country manager, Borland Singapore, both Windows and Linux have their own niches. Businesses and home users prefer Windows while software developers favour Linux, he said. One of the reasons why Linux is increasingly being accepted as an enterprise OS is its ease of use in a thin client computing infrastructure, noted Lee.

There is no formula companies can use to choose between the two OSes. However, vendors have some guidelines to offer."

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