ZDNet UK: Linux as a Technology Cost-Saving Strategy
Mar 11, 2004, 19:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Sisco)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Many companies are finding the cost advantages of using Linux
to be too compelling to ignore, especially in times when they're
looking for every cost advantage they can get. The result is that
the use of Linux continues to grow.
"The opportunity for those who are familiar with Linux is clear.
Because Linux is priced at an enterprise level vs. the system
level, it creates the ability to eliminate multiple copies of
licensed operating systems in a company. By doing so, it allows a
company to save hundreds, even thousands of dollars in server and
desktop operating system licence fees..."