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ZDNet Australia: Linux on Desktop Will Be 'Cheaper and More Secure,' Claim Vendors

Oct 01, 2004, 22:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ingrid Marson)

"A senior IT executive at a major pharmaceutical company summed up the challenge for Linux at the ZDNet UK IT Priorities conference when he asked one simple question: what are the benefits in migrating from Microsoft to Linux at the desktop?

"'What's my incentive? At my company we have 20,000 users in the UK; 12 use Apple Macs, everyone else uses Windows. I don't love Microsoft software and am open to change, but I can't see the value,' he said..."

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