The competition is exciting, and can only benefit users of both Microsoft and open source. Indeed, Microsoft's own customers are among the biggest beneficiaries. Microsoft learns from its competitors business practices, adapts them and adopts them as its own.
February 28, 2004
Microsoft Vs. Linux: The Best Outcome Is No Winner
Microsoft has faced some tough competition before, but what's particularly challenging about Linux and open source is that, this time, Microsoft isn't just competing with another product and company - it's competing against a whole different business model.