Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 1st Sep 2005 14:24 UTC, submitted by Tyr.
In the News Two research reports sponsored by IBM argue that Linux is less expensive to buy and operate than Windows or Unix. The first paper claims Linux is 40% less expensive than a comparable x86-based Windows server and 54% less than a comparable Sparc-based Solaris server. The second that using Linux has "Second Stage Benefits" such as attracting IT workers, among whome open source is increasingly popular.
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When you really want to know stuff...
by r_a_trip on Thu 1st Sep 2005 15:56 UTC
r_a_trip
Member since:
2005-07-06

...figure it out for yourself. Hearsay from others never tells you the "reality" of your own situation.

Do a small pilot. See where the weaknesses are, see where the strengths lie. Decide where you can use it or not.

Sponsored studies: "Give me a thousand bucks and I'll tell you what you want to hear."

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MadDwarf Member since:
2005-07-07

Also, "Give me 1000 and I'll tell you how to save 300".

But also, do the test yourself, taking up 300 worth of time, and you'll learn how to save 50.

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