Australian Financial Review: Not Time to Shut Windows Yet
Oct 16, 2003, 13:00 (14 Talkback[s])
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"The rush to endorse open source alternatives to Microsoft's
dominant Windows software has been criticised by senior technology
executives who warned that companies risked falling victim to
growing hype around software such as the Linux operating
"The criticism comes as several big companies, including Telstra
and Coles Myer, experiment with Linux systems in the hope of
finding cheaper alternatives to running Windows on desktop personal
computers and network servers.
"Government agencies including Centrelink are also considering
Linux to cut the cost of their back-office data processing..."