New York Post: MSFT Undercut by Angry Wannabes
Jun 20, 2003, 16:00 (24 Talkback[s])
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Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Just call them the Microsoft busters.
"While unlikely to put the world's largest software company out
of business any time soon, a handful of Linux-based companies are
trying to cut into Microsoft's bottom line.
"The key? These companies mimic the look of Microsoft's
"'Our design philosophy is if the whole world is buying a Ford
Taurus, you don't want to try and sell them a Citroen,' said
Frederick Berenstein, co-chairman of the New York-based Linux
company Xandros. 'But you're going to like our Ford Taurus, because
it has a Mercedes-Benz engine...'"