ExpressIndia: Love, Peace and Linux
Mar 29, 2004, 11:30 (1 Talkback[s])
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"'Love, Peace and Linux,' an IBM banner proclaims at New York's
Times Square. Across the seven seas and 13 rivers, in the land of
the Mahatma, Linux is engulfing India's computing environment thus
creating lot of discomfort to companies like Microsoft.
"Why Linux? Talk to Mr Arjun Mukherjee, chief technical
architect of Virtusa (India) Pvt Ltd, a unit of a US-based global
IT consultancy firm working in finance, telecom and retail. The
company has set up its first Linux consultancy centre at Hyderabad,
where around 80-100 people will work on Linux-based software
applications, services and support for big as well as large
companies. It has 1,100 people working at its Hyderabad unit, with
another 600 in Colombo..."