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Ja'Achan (827610) writes "Microsoft asked HP to analyse Munich's Linux migration, and HP found that the migration to Linux cost €60.6M, where if they had remained with Microsoft, it had only cost €17M. Now, Munich's City Council has objected against this analysis, which, among other assumed that Linux and Windows systems have "roughly the same hardware requirements". They found that the cost of migration was €23M, where if they had stayed with Microsoft, it would have cost them €34M." Link to Original Source top
Ja'Achan (827610) writes "Conventional wisdom says a few sticky, fat fingers control a disproportionate slice of the world economy’s pie. A new analysis suggests that the conventional wisdom is right on the money. In 2007, a mere 147 companies controlled nearly 40 percent of the monetary value of all transnational corporations, researchers report in a paper published online July 28 at arXiv.org." Link to Original Source