Cost Drives Firms from UNIX to Linux
Nov 28, 2007, 19:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marie Boran)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Almost two thirds of Irish IT experts say the main motivation
for migrating to the Linux operating system from UNIX for use in
servers is cost, according to a recent survey from Novell's Open
Enterprise Summit in Dublin.
"While cost may be a key driver, 48pc of those surveyed felt
that hardware obsolescence and modernisation issues were
contributory factors, while 39pc felt that support issues relating
to UNIX was a concern..."