source software, according to the latest silicon.com CIO Jury.
Following recent desktop Linux trials announced by the NHS and the government and recent IDC figures that showed the open source software continues to
eat into the Unix market on the server side, we asked our panel if Linux is ready for the enterprise.
Two-thirds of our 12-man CIO Jury said Linux is now a viable part of the IT strategy, with the remaining four still harbouring major concerns.
Consumer goods manufacturer Unilever is one firm that has firmly nailed its Linux credentials to the wall, having already committed to achieving Â£66m
in savings over three years by moving from Unix.