February 14, 2005

Part II: Corporate Desktop Linux - The Hard Truth

In Part I (of IV) of Corporate Desktop Linux: The CTO's Hard Truth retired CTO of World Bank W. McDonald Buck wrote about the difficulty of making accurate real world assessments of Linux vs Windows TCO analyses: If Windows laden computers are less expensive or equal vs. no OS in cost for Joe Hacker.. where's the savings for a large buyer who gets a volume discount? In this, Part II, he addresses the hard cost savings for companies of switching the desktop operating system, as distinct from the applications, as he sees it.

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