Deployment of Linux across servers and PCs continues to grow. Once thought thelow-cost alternative, many companies experience service and support costs that increase the total cost of ownership. In Linux: The Impact of Service and Support, InformationWeek Research examines the ways companies use open-sourcesoftware and the Linux operating system. The report documents the practices and priorities of 354 business-technology professionals familiar with their company's lineup of desktop, network, server, or mainframe operating systems.
Key report areas include:
How organizations are using open source, Windows, and Unix *The factors driving Linux adoption
Linux total cost of ownership compared to other server and PC operating systems
Which suppliers rule the market for Linux software and support
The impact SCO Group's lawsuit is having on the adoption of open-source products
Use this study to adjust your company's use of Linux and open-source products by
benchmarking its initiatives against those organizations using open-source code
and Linux on servers and PCs.
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