"Although Linux is making inroads into the infrastructure layer
of Wall Street, does open source enjoy the same success beyond
"The evidence is mixed, according to a panel discussion during
the Linux On Wall Street conference here.
"'Linux has proven that on the operating systems side, there is
a comfort level with open source. The same can be said of Eclipse
with developer tools,' said Monica Kumar, Oracle's senior director
of product marketing for Linux and Open Source. 'Do customers have
the same level of comfort when it comes to CRM or ERP? We don't
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