ZDNet: Ballmer: Microsoft to Go After Linux Strongholds
Oct 20, 2005, 16:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Berlind)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"During Wednesday's main attraction here at Gartner Symposium in
Orlando, FL--a keynote Q&A session with Microsoft's Steve
Ballmer--the CEO of the Redmond, WA-based company gave some details
on how Microsoft plans to win the hearts and minds of buyers who
are thinking about going with Linux instead of Windows..."
"Server-based usage of Linux has been a thorn in Microsoft's
side as millions of the company's potential customers--either those
looking for big iron and Unix alternatives or those starting from
scratch--have gone the Linux route with their application servers,
database servers, Web servers and appliances (where the operating
system is embedded)..."