Sydney Morning Herald: Linux Misses Windows of Opportunity
Sep 28, 2005, 19:30 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Adam Turner)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Abandoning Linux for Windows was not a move Crest Electronics
made lightly but in the end the decision was strictly business.
"The company distributes audio and video accessories to
retailers across Australia. Last November it began migrating to an
SAP enterprise resource planning system running on Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 3.0. Despite using a version of Linux certified by
SAP and SAP-certified IBM servers, stability issues and the
complexities of keeping Linux up to date and secure forced Crest
Electronics to abandon Linux for Windows Server 2003, Enterprise
Edition in July this year..."