Lindows Story Goes To Success

The competition between Windows and Linux OS is not only in web hosting .The hosting market actualy is one of their smalles battlefields. There is a far more important level of competition – the billions of dollars that corporations use to pay for IT solutions and server platforms.

Linspire is one of the IT companies that offer a good example how to bargain with the big sharks in the software market. The firm entered a legal battle with Microsoft 3 years ago that it might loose. Linspire accepted to rename their software products that company sells on European markets and Microsoft agreed to pay $20 million to the Linux distributor, to settle a long-running trademark dispute.

Linspire claims that using its OS consumers will work in safer environment than Microsoft Windows-based computers.

Nowadays both Microsoft and Linkspire agreed to partner on messaging and Web search. The whole news can be read at web site.

About the Author

Dimitar A.
Dimitar is founder of the global Cloud & Infrastructure Hosting provider & European Cloud IaaS company RAX. He has two Decades-long experience in the web hosting industry and in building and managing Cloud computing infrastructure and IT ecosystems. Dimitar is also political scientist who has published books "The New American State" and "The New Polity". "The New American State" is one of the best current political books. It is focused on the change of the American political process. It offers a perspective on how the fourth industrial revolution, also called the Digital Revolution and Industry 4.0, marks the beginning of an era of deterritorialization.