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SearchEnterpriseLinux: Report: Linux's Role Growing in Enterprise

Jun 15, 2004, 18:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael S. Mimoso)

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"Enterprise IT shops used to have a clear vision for Linux and Unix use, but the potential of the 2.6 kernel, better vendor support and a competitive commercial Linux market is clouding that demarcation.

"A recent Burton Group research report concluded that Linux is 'good enough' to supplant Unix for some specific high-end tasks generally considered Unix's exclusive territory. Author Gary Hein cautions, however, that Linux is not ready for every enterprise role..."

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