LinuxPlanet: Enterprise Assessment Kit Fails to (L)inspire
Apr 22, 2004, 21:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ron Miller)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Lindows, Inc., which recently changed the name of their Linux
desktop operating system from Lindows to Linspire, certainly knows
marketing. Their original operating system name begged Microsoft to
sue them, which of course they did, generating more free publicity
than the small San Diego firm could have ever hoped to generate on
"Recently Lindows released the Desktop Linux Enterprise
Assessment Kit, a software package ostensibly designed to allow IT
administrators to evaluate the Linspire desktop Linux package from
the comfort of a bootable DVD.
"Unfortunately, this package feels more like a marketing
evaluation copy and hardly worth $150 for the convenience of having
several versions of the software packaged in one place..."