Home > Linux > Why Linux Made Inroads at Financial Institutions Why Linux Made Inroads at Financial Institutions Submitted by Dave Poirier 2002-04-13 Linux 2 Comments When the loss of about 1,000 computer servers in the World Trade Center attacks put Lehman Brothers in the market to buy millions of dollars of systems, it looked at Linux. American Banker tells the story. About The Author 2 Comments 2002-04-14 1:45 am In these difficult economic times, CTOs would be irresponsible not to at least evaluate Linux. Once .Net is released, it will become a more and more difficult market for Linux because so many apps will run on .Net ciao yc 2002-04-14 6:44 am >>Once .Net is released, it will become a more and more difficult market for Linux because so many apps will run on .Net<< The problem is .NET has be trusted and that has not been established as of yet. I personally think .NET is more hype than anything, but I can admit that MS has done a good job of exploiting the buzzword of .NET!