Linux "on the cusp of a significant adoption wave" 8995
It would be a lot more news if the NOVL CTO were to knock linux after spending all that money to acquire Suse! It seems to me that NOVL has been on the cusp of a wave a lot lately and has ended up sliding down the backside of said wave into an ever deepening trough.
Market dynamics don't work that way, Larry. Even MS compebreastors and active opponents use Windows throughout their companies as their desktop platform if not also their server platforms. Even IBM. Even Intuit. Even Symantec. Even Oracle. No big company is going to take such a step until thousands of others have gone before, but no one is making any headway. Years ago Munich touted their switch to linux and they are still putzing around with tests and demos while the city runs on Windows. Largo, Fl is the same way. The poster children for this move are still at Go and haven't moved on. It just ain't gonna happen.
The BBC and the climate ON Topic
The BBC is inviting viewers to join the Climate Prediction Programme - a project along the...
IT guys may indeed be frustrated with progress, but I don't think that is true from where I am seeing it. They have had to take substantive steps to lock down things. My own company has blocked almost any attachment to email but has provided a lot of other ways to safely exchange and view documents within the company networks, for example SharePoint servers and secure intranet web pages.
Internet Explorer is S4F3
B Gruff on Saturday 11 February 2006 12:49 The question would probably be: how can spyware cling onto Linux in the first place? First and foremost, Linux comes...
I think that Vista will be a lot better at all of this than XP is now and XP seems better than Win2K and Win2K was a lot better than NT4 and NT4 was a far cry from NT3.5. It's just more of the same, but always better and better. It's always easier to take the improvements and wait for the next push.
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