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Feb 28, 2005, 22:45 (1 Talkback[s])
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Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"The drive to Linux and other open-source platforms presents a host of benefits. Without the need to purchase software licenses for Windows, Unix or Solaris, the funds saved can be substantial.

"'Licensing costs is a huge savings,' said Jeffrey Hewitt, an analyst at Gartner Inc., in San Jose, Calif., adding that the money not spent can be reallocated to the purchase of additional servers, boosting performance and uptime..."

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