PC Week: Poised for liftoff

“You’ve probably heard of them, since the concepts aren’t
necessarily new–but now’s the time to pay attention. It’s
imperative that each of these technologies be on your IT radar
screen because they are poised for liftoff and will impact your
organization soon”

“10. Linux to crash OS party”

“As Microsoft Corp. feasts on its extraordinary earnings
performance over the last several quarters, a ghost looms at the
end of the table.”

“Every major database vendor recognizes Linux as a potential
platform. Many applications vendors are eyeing the Linux desktop
market. IT managers are gaining confidence in the ability of the
Linux community, including distributors such as Red Hat Software
Inc., to offer an immediacy of response that Microsoft can’t–or
chooses not to–provide.”