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eWeek: Could IT Mood Swings Boost Enterprise Desktop Linux?

Apr 26, 2004, 18:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hicks)

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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 Friday..."

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