[art]The real cost of switching to Linux. Is the total cost of ownership really lower than Unix or Windows?.By Dave Margulius. August 29, 2003

"The jury is in. After years of experimentation with Linux in the enterprise, customers, analysts, and vendors are starting to sing a consistent tune about where Linux makes financial sense and where it doesn’t.

Although Linux is often thought of as a free alternative to established OSes such as Windows and proprietary Unix

is it really cheaper when you add the costs of acquisition, migration, operation, and support? In other words, is the TCO (total cost of ownership) of Linux really lower than that of Unix or Windows? " (leer más...)

Fuente: [infoworld]

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