VNUnet: Windows Cheaper than Linux, Says Microsoft

“Microsoft has dismissed claims that Linux is more
cost-effective for businesses, arguing that Windows is cheaper over
its total lifecycle.

“When asked by Gartner about Microsoft’s intensifying battle
against the open source operating system, European president
Jean-Phillipe Courtois claimed that Linux is in fact more expensive
to run than Windows.

“Arguments that Linux is free, and therefore a good alternative
for governments and organisations on a tight budget, are incorrect,
he said…”


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