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Re: [ossig] IDC: Windows cheaper than Linux


Have a look at this paper for some data on various aspects of cost ....
"This paper provides quantitative data that, in many cases, using open
source software / free software is a reasonable or even superior
approach to using their proprietary competition according to various
measures. This paper examines market share, reliability, performance,
scalability, security, and total cost of ownership."

Colin Charles wrote:
> A fairly independent study, based on server use:
>         http://news.com.com/2100-1001-975938.html?tag=fd_top
> Something that caught my eye:
> "We believe these higher costs are...related to the relative


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