January 18, 2002

Linux TCO 80 percent lower than Unix

Author: JT Smith

VNUnet.com reports that the total cost of ownership (TCO) of running Linux
works out as much as 80 percent cheaper than Unix, according to a new study.
"The results of a three-month study on the TCO of Linux versus Unix,
released today by analyst IDC, reveals a 45 to 80 per cent lower amount
for Linux on Intel against Unix on Risc."


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