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Computing: Rule Out Linux on the Desktop Until 2005, Says Giga

Jun 03, 2003, 14:30 (66 Talkback[s])
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"IT decision-makers should avoid 'platform religion' and rule out Linux on the desktop until at least 2005, says analyst Giga Information Group.

"Research fellow Rob Enderle told delegates to the GigaWorld IT Forum at Disneyland Paris this week that experimenting with alternatives to Windows could prove a costly mistake.

"'It's a high risk strategy to make any decisions based on being upset with Microsoft or wanting to give Linux a chance. This is no time for platform religion,' he said..."

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