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Silicon.com: Security Top Reason IT Pros Consider Linux

Apr 05, 2005, 18:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sylvia Carr)

"Security concerns are the main reason IT managers consider switching from Windows to Linux on the desktop--but the cost of migration and compatibility issues remain significant barriers, according to a new study.

"Concerns about Windows security vulnerabilities and the high cost of keeping Windows secure were named as the top motivations for moving away from Microsoft's ubiquitous operating system in the online survey of nearly 1,700 IT professionals by analyst house Quocirca..."

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