"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..."