July 2, 2005

High Costs Mean Low Uptake for Linux

(Editor's Note: I guess this explains why Red Hat enjoyed record revenues in the first quarter. MS wouldn't have gone out and purchased another "independent" study, would they?) .
New research has found that open-source Linux software incurs higher total ownership costs (TCO) for users than the rival operating system Windows platform.

This is bound to put a dent in the wider adoption of Linux, Beijing-based research house CCW Research says.

Link: TechNewsWorld

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