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eWeek: Questions Dog Microsoft on Linux Studies

Oct 08, 2003, 14:30 (22 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mary Jo Foley)

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"Some researchers are questioning whether to tout vendor-commissioned studies. But that's not stopping Microsoft from relying on them in its war against open source.

"Martin Taylor, Microsoft platform strategist, is undaunted and unbowed. On Tuesday, Taylor and his team released the findings of yet another study commissioned by Microsoft that is intended to help the company in its fight against Linux and open-source software. This time, the study 'designed to compare the deployment time required by Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 vs. Red Hat Linux Enterprise Server 2.1' was performed by long-time Microsoft certification and test partner Veritest, a division of Lionbridge Technologies Inc. Not surprisingly, Microsoft triumphs in the October report..."

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