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)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"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..."