No Linux adoption claims Microsoft

Posted by bstadil on Jun 14, 2004 6:40 PM EDT
Consulting Times; By Sam Hiser
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The trouble according to Microsoft is that customers are merely using their "conversations" with Linux vendors as a crowbar to ratchet down Microsoft's pricing. There's no actual Linux adoption, they claim.

What the company's IT department found out much to its surprise was that many of their MCSE's (Microsoft-certified administrators) had been hacking Linux on the sly for several years already at home in the wee hours. This meant that administrative productivity on the new Linux infrastructure was immediate and the learning curve hardly apparent

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