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The Age: Gartner Findings on Desktop Linux Disputed

Sep 16, 2003, 17:00 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)

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"IT consultant Benjamin Robson and Open Source advocate Con Zymaris have criticised a study issued by the technology research company Gartner, which made the central point that migrating desktops to Linux makes sense only in a very limited range of situations.

"Robson, who is president of the Victoria Chapter of the Information Systems Security Association and a senior consultant with Fulcrum Infrastructure Services, said Gartner should be ashamed of the report. 'Gartner has long been losing credibility with its studies on (aspects of) the IT industry, and this is yet more evidence as to how bad their research is,' he said..."

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