Open Source will stop Microsoft One day that is not far away

June 16, 2005

Major vendor backing has led Linux to emerge as arguably the one operating system that can stop Microsoft Windows dominating the server operating system market.

The Penguin is now beginning to make inroads into Microsoft's home territory on the desktop and handheld devices, incorporating other open source application software and middleware.

In the mid-range to high-end server market, Linux on Intel is replacing proprietary Unix flavours and, increasingly, Windows. It has also found its way into mainframes and become a favourite supercomputer operating system.


Open Source will stop Microsoft One day that is not far away

June 16, 2005

Major vendor backing has led Linux to emerge as arguably the one operating system that can stop Microsoft Windows dominating the server operating system market.

The Penguin is now beginning to make inroads into Microsoft’s home territory on the desktop and handheld devices, incorporating other open source application software and middleware.

In the mid-range to high-end server market, Linux on Intel is replacing proprietary Unix flavours and, increasingly, Windows. It has also found its way into mainframes and become a favourite supercomputer operating system.