It's intersting to read

Story: No Microsoft, open source software really is cheaper, insists MunichTotal Replies: 5
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Feb 07, 2013
11:23 PM EDT
the lengths to which Microsoft fanbois, and indeed Microsoft itself, will go to justify staying with Windows, and none of the justifications seem to actually address the problem Munich was trying to solve.

Feb 08, 2013
11:02 AM EDT
@tracyanne: But those justifications do try to address the growing problem that Microsoft is having to contend with. They're losing mindshare. I expect to see more of these dubious studies to crop up in an attempt to convince people to stick with Microsoft products.

Feb 08, 2013
11:25 AM EDT
also 'interesting' :

Feb 08, 2013
5:26 PM EDT
Microsoft cash cow == Windows + Microsoft Office

What happens when Microsoft Office no longer requires Windows?

Feb 08, 2013
6:13 PM EDT
> What happens when Microsoft Office no longer requires Windows?

My guess would be that a whole bunch of Office tie in programs also get ported to Linux, and Linux corporate usage explodes.

Feb 08, 2013
8:46 PM EDT
Not to mention the threat of a wave of 'innovative' malware.

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