FUD Fails

Micro$oft’s campaign to put out Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt over Linux is a dud. Few users put any credibility on their “research” indicating that M$ products are cheaper.

…one technology director at a midsize transportation company who requested anonymity called the report’s conclusions “a joke.” “What about the cost of maintaining service packs and system downtime from viruses?” he asked. “If I could quantify cost of downtime of desktops and servers, this will surely surpass Microsoft’s estimates of cost.”