eWeek: Could IT Mood Swings Boost Enterprise Desktop Linux?
Apr 26, 2004, 18:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Linux on end users' desktops remains largely elusive for
enterprises, but the open-source operating system could become more
attractive as the demands of IT departments shift, said panelists
and attendees at the Desktop Linux Summit 2004 here.
"Microsoft Corp., the maker of the dominant Windows operating
system, and other proprietary software vendors themselves could
cause the spark for broader desktop Linux adoption by forcing IT
departments into tougher licensing stances or costly upgrade
cycles, said Linux backers and IT consultants at the conference on