February 11, 2002

Vendors spur Linux on

Author: JT Smith

InformationWeek.com has a story on the prospects of Linux use growing in large businesses. " Linux has long been the perennial bridesmaid of the computing world: Good enough to drive Web servers and other front-end applications, as well as being a favorite with academics, but not steady enough to pair with most companies' critical back-end operations.

Proponents have argued recently that the situation is changing. This year, the open-source operating system may be closer to making big inroads into the enterprise, with a slew of brand-name vendors introducing products and services for advanced Linux-based computing models.


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