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E-Commerce Times: Performance Lab Tests Pit Linux Against Windows NT

“The results show, quite simply, that NT outperforms Linux. But
according to Sam Ockman, President of Penguin Computing — a
provider of Linux-based hardware solutions — things are not that
simple.

“”Both Windows and Linux are fast enough for normal corporate
users,” added Ockman, “but Linux is far superior to Windows NT in
four very important categories that were not considered in the
tests: reliability, stability, security and expandability. These
are some of the most important factors for any IT manager in making
a purchasing decision.”

“According to a ZDNet report, Chicago-based Neal Nelson &
Associates will run the next round of Linux versus NT testing in
August, with open, direct lab access available to all parties.”

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