ZDNet Australia: Linux Firms Rubbish Microsoft's Customer Win
Mar 23, 2005, 16:45 (9 Talkback[s])
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"On Monday Microsoft announced that the Royal Institution of
Chartered Surveyors (RICS) had replaced its Linux Web server with a
Windows alternative to save costs and improve its Web offering.
'RICS's decision to migrate to Windows will see reduced costs,
improved content management and integrated back-office systems with
its Web portal,' claimed Microsoft.
"But open source companies such as Linux vendor Novell, open
source application server vendor JBoss and open source consultancy
Netproject claimed that RICS did not evaluate Linux properly before
making its move..."