eChannelLine: Linux Having Low TCO Could Be Misperception for Large Companies, Says Yankee Group
Apr 06, 2004, 15:00 (29 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris Talbot)
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"A new report from IT consulting firm The Yankee Group states
that while small businesses and startups can probably find a lower
total cost of ownership by using Linux instead of a Unix or Windows
environment, large enterprises are likely to have a higher total
cost of ownership by using Linux.
"IT managers or company executives thinking that Linux might be
the way to go to save on operating system costs need to do total
cost of ownership analysis first, said Laura DiDio, a senior
analyst for applications infrastructure and software platforms at
The Yankee Group..."