Datamation: The Emerging Dell-Linux-Apple War
Mar 01, 2007, 22:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rob Enderle)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"While we spend a lot of time talking about Linux vs. Windows
and Windows vs. the MacOS, the real battle for the Windows desktop
alternative may be the preliminary round between the MacOS and
Linux. That battle really kicks off this year with Apple stepping
up their effort sharply with the Leopard, and Dell becoming
aggressive (with others likely to follow) with SUSE Linux (though
this choice may change).
"These two platforms have distinct advantages and disadvantages
against each other and the winner will likely be the solution that
walks away with the greatest number of advantages and the least
number of disadvantages..."