March 13, 2005
Unwrapping the numbers game
One of the most intriguing aspects of the IT industry is the game of corporate pong that is played with those who typically have an Open or Closed Source bias. Every day we hear of company X deploying N number of Linux machines and then we hear of company Y deploying N number Windows machines. In the news we all aimlessly watch the corporates slag it out by playing the numbers game; a game that ultimately bears little other than PR spin and chatter on Slashdot.