Has Dell�s Marketing Team Lost Their Marbles?
Jul 28, 2010, 06:04 (0 Talkback[s])
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"One of the most amazing things about the IT industry
is some of the braindead things some companies publish on their
public blogs. Recently, Dell has went back and forth from basically
saying that Ubuntu is a better choice than Windows, and then saying
the opposite. This was perfectly fine at first, until they
published what I assume to be their final word on the subject, and
it offers little to no valid evidence in either direction, and
actually makes them look stupid in the process.
"Of course, this is old news now, but I didn't get a chance to
write about it until recently. Dell posted the following breakdown
of Windows vs Linux on their blog, which I grabbed a screen-shot of
in case they decided to change it again:"