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SearchOpenSource: Middleware Application Servers: Loosening the Constraints of Proprietary Lock-In

Jul 30, 2006, 16:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Justin Korelc, Ed Tittel)

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"The bustling marketplace for enterprise-grade Windows-to-Linux migration tools proves that many companies are looking into open source software products. Although no one-size-fits-all solution works for all Windows to Linux migrations, many software and service solutions providers stand ready to assist in such efforts, providing a range of services from planning through integration and deployment to on-going training and support.

"Motivations for such migrations include deliberately choosing open source software as a platform strategy, perceived or projected cost savings (both for software and for total cost of ownership) and a growing backlash against Microsoft's licensing costs and requirements..."

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