Linux nearly one third cheaper than Windows

Posted on Wednesday, Oct 06 2004 @ 14:10 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Operating System Linux has a total cost of ownership that is nearly a third cheaper than Windows, according to an independent study. The study, by Research and Markets, claims to provide a more detailed total cost of ownership calculation than previous efforts.

The study points towards savings potentials up to 30% depending on the application, including commonly used office applications

More info at The Inquirer


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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