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Network World Fusion: Linux gathers critical mass needed to compete with NT

“Like a snowball getting larger as it rolls downhill, Linux
continues to gain momentum.”

“If you’ve been trying to convince your management that Linux is
the right technical choice for a server platform, perhaps it’s time
to play the business angle trump card. Linux is inexpensive to
acquire, can be purchased from multiple sources, has a growing
number of applications, is endorsed by the industry’s major
technology players, has ready sources of technical support and is
preferred by technology managers around the world. These claims are
easy to substantiate and can be relayed in terms that business
managers can understand.”

“Linux is quickly acquiring the critical mass it needs to give
Windows NT Server a real run for its money. Nothing could be better
for this industry…”

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