How Will Microsoft Respond to Linux Success?
Sep 05, 2007, 02:15 (15 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tristan Rhodes)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Let the conspiracy theories begin! Seriously, I want to
consider how Microsoft will respond if Linux begins to heavily
impact their profitability. Consider these possible actions:
"More anti-Linux marketing campaigns
'Microsoft has billions of dollars of cash that they can use to
create a massive storm of advertisements, comparative 'studies,'
and similar marketing schemes. The question is, will this work, or
will it backfire...?"