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The Inquirer: The Devastating Case for Windows Against Linux...

Jul 13, 2004, 01:00 (32 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Charlie Demerjian)

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"Microsoft has commissioned studies left and right to counter Linux's perceived cost advantages... These studies have been universally decried among Linux enthusiasts, and every flaw has been pointed out in one way or another. Rather than completely debunking the flaws, most of the critics simply point out that there is still a lot of work to do on the Linux front.

"While no one ever said Linux was 'done,' one of the main studies promoted by MS, a CxO level look at Linux TCO here is of interest. While the authors begrudgingly admit in the third paragraph that Linux has some advantages against Windows, they go on to pretty well debunk any Linux advantage if the big picture is taken into acount..."

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