“I wasn’t a believer in Linux at Microsoft — I couldn’t be a believer at Microsoft. But Linux is clearly the biggest competitive challenge that Microsoft has ever faced. It’s unlike anything before — there’s not a company behind it. It’s very elusive, in a way. I don’t think Linux is going to be successful as a desktop replacement. But Linux is going to surround new appliances and new segments, and really affect Microsoft through prevention of Microsoft from moving into new segments effectively.” Read the interview at ComputerWorld.