Upside: Is Microsoft Really Afraid?

“Microsoft (MSFT) is not in as much trouble from the Linux
operating system as its executives would like us to think it

“Analysts feel Linux has the most promise right now in
small-business servers. But the formidable Linux buzz isn’t making
customers waffle over purchasing a Linux system or a Windows
NT-based system. “People who pick Linux would never have selected
Windows NT to begin with,” says Dan Kusnetzky, International Data
Corp.’s program director of operating environment research.”