EMA Study: Get the Truth on Linux Management
"In various older studies, Microsoft and some analysts claimed Linux has a
higher total cost of ownership (TCO) than Windows...
...However, in a new study of over 200 Linux enterprises, Enterprise
Management Associates (EMA) found that this perception is no longer
accurate. Sophisticated management tools now allow Linux management to be
fast, effective, and inexpensive. With far lower acquisition costs, Linux is
now a cost-effective alternative to Windows."
21-page PDF therein.