ZDNet is carrying a
on the future of Linux in the enterprise.
"Microsoft will be pressured to change strategies by enabling easier
integration and interoperability, and encouraging more open-source-software
ports to Windows and .Net. We believe Microsoft will resist these
pressures--it will not port Office to Linux--as it attempts to get buy-in
by enterprise CIOs for the .Net framework. But the tide has already turned:
Most large enterprises are looking for flexibility, leverage, and
lower-cost alternatives and believe they have more options in the server
world than on the desktop.
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