What You Should DoBy Larry Dignan | Posted 2003-06-01 Print
The court battle between SCO and IBM makes for good theater. But technology executives are not changing their plans.to Use Linux Safely">
What You Should Do to Use Linux Safely
Limit Linux use in critical spots until the court battle is resolved.
If you plan to deploy Linux with hardware giants such as IBM or Dell, make sure you have a comprehensive support contract.
Check with your legal department to explore alternative open-source code. An IBM settlement won't indemnify enterprises.
Factor potential licensing expenses into your cost estimates when considering a Linux rollout.
Sources: Gartner, Baseline Research
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