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eWeek: XP SP2 Gives Reasons to Switch to Linux

Aug 27, 2004, 03:00 (16 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)


Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame

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"Contrary to popular belief, I'm perfectly happy to run Windows as well as Linux desktops. It's just that, well... the Linux desktops tend to run better and be more secure then their Windows cousins. And that's true both for me and for enterprise desktop users.

"Take, if you will, please take it, Windows XP SP2 (Service Pack 2). I've worked a lot with SP2, and I didn't expect to see great security improvements from it. I know Windows too well to think that anything short of a complete redesign will actually make it approach Linux's levels of security..."

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