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26 Aug, 2004

SillyDog701 member Greg Mitchell told us Microsoft have been criticised by the UK's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for running a Windows vs Linux advertisement in a magazine claiming that Linux can be up to 10 times more expensive to run on servers than Microsoft Windows.

An advert it ran compared the two operating systems to each other, but Windows was running on a measly dual 900MHz Xeon configuration, while Linux was running on a z900 IBM mainframe.

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Posted by Antony at August 26, 2004 1:14 AM
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