The Register: Read Microsoft’s Linux Reports, Says Novell

“Windows and Unix users evaluating Linux should read all studies
on Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), even those from Microsoft,
according to Linux champion Novell.

“Brian Green, Novell’s director of solutions management, has
urged potential customers to ‘get the big picture’ even though TCO
reports sponsored by Microsoft quote selectively on the performance
of Linux. Green noted Novell had also quoted from the same reports
used by Microsoft in an attempt to further Linux…”