dcsimg
Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.




More on LinuxToday


SearchWin2000: IDC: Linux Gaining Momentum, But Never Count Out Microsoft

Apr 09, 2004, 15:15 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mark Brunelli, Jack Loftus)

WEBINAR:
On-Demand

Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers


[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"Enterprises are increasingly choosing to invest in Linux over Windows because of cost considerations and dissatisfaction with licensing policies. But Microsoft may have some plans in store to slow the advance of open source.

"Microsoft could trump Linux by undercutting open-source vendors on price and switching to long-term licensing, said Al Gillen, IDC's research director for system software. Gillen was speaking at his company's annual Directions 2004 IT industry briefing..."

Complete Story

Related Stories: