Tectonic: Linux or Windows? Your Business Should Not Have to Make the Choice
Jul 13, 2004, 23:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Brunzlik)
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"The operating system debate today revolves primarily around
Microsoft and Linux. To date, most arguments have focused on the
technology itself instead of the operating environments of the two.
While business leaders may dip into the debate, they rarely get to
grips with the operational ramifications that strategic decisions
have on the IT department and its ability to support the
"The debate is also typically propagated by Microsoft, various
Linux server and client operating system vendors, and various
technical professionals on both sides. Exceptions to this are few
and far between, but because of the sensation surrounding the
debate, they have been highly publicised, such as the South African
and German governments' decision to use Linux..."