On 2006-03-30, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> __/ [ B Gruff ] on Thursday 30 March 2006 18:22 \__
>> On Thursday 30 March 2006 16:05 Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> "33.6% of servers sold in Q4 2005 were Windows servers"
>> Please forgive my ignorance, but if one third of servers sold were Windows
>> servers, what were the other two thirds of servers sold?
> The revenue from Unix is going down while Microsoft's goes up by a margin.
> Linux goes up in big numbers, despite it being free. Microsoft possibly lead
Since a PC can now do the jobs that used to require a highly
proprietary RISC solution, ANY x86 based competitor to the traditional
Unix vendors is going to drive their prices down.
> in terms of /revenue/ because their servers are overpriced. In terms of
> numbers, they are nowhere to be seen. Over here, the trend is that of
> replacing ever-crashing Windows servers with Linux.
Sure, I could use iTunes even under Linux. However, I have |||
better things to do with my time than deal with how iTunes doesn't / | \
want to play nicely with everyone else's data (namely mine). I'd
rather create a DVD using those Linux apps we're told don't exist.