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CRN Interview: SuSE Linux CEO Richard Seibt and General Manager Holger Dyroff

Aug 22, 2003, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"CRN: Which operating system do you think Linux is replacing more--Unix or Windows?

"Seibt: On one hand it's replacing Unix, but if you look at what is happening Europe-- with the city of Munich, for example--in many cases Linux is replacing Windows, or at least slowing its growth significantly.

"Dyroff: It's also not just about replacing but it's about putting new [technology] directly on Linux from the beginning. That's what we often see in [new systems using technologies such as] Web services [and] Java application servers. If people put these in their companies, they directly put them on Linux. It's not just about migrating anymore. It's about generating new workloads directly onto the Linux Enterprise Server..."

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