BBspot


Archives
 
BBlog
Happy Thanksgiving and a BBeliever Daily Links - 11/10/11 Daily Links - 11/2/11
BBloopers
Fun at Sea
Football Fans
Great College
Top 11
Top 11 Things Geeks Would Do After Being Rescued from a Mine
PC Weenies
The Neverending Story
Gratuity Not Included
Uptime Downtime
Geek Horoscopes
Random Geek Horoscopes
Classics
How White and Nerdy Are You?
Bush Proposes Faith- Based Firewalls for Government Computers
Microsoft Purchases Evil From Satan
Slashdot Story Generator
Which OS Are You?
Teen Using MySpace to Lure Bands to Los Angeles
The BBook of Geek
Recommended
Fark
[H]ard Folding Team
The Toque
Worth 1000
Joe the Peacock
PC Weenies
Mental Floss
Smashing Games
Free Codecs
SlushFactory
Geek Press
Wil Wheaton
Jonathan Coulton
I-Mockery
Um... Things
Jokes Gallery
Funny Pictures
More Links

Monday, November 8 12:00 AM ET

BBspot Labs Examines
TCO of Windows and Linux

By Brandon Dawson

Redmond, WA - Microsoft launched another salvo in its continuing campaign to prove the total cost of ownership (TCO) of Linux is higher than that of comparable Windows products.

According to Forrester Research's Mike Gilpin, "There is some controversy about TCO, and our data show that customers cannot assume that Linux is the cheaper option. A lot depends on the Windows system in use, and how it is managed."

In head-to-head tests conducted by BBspot Labs, the high reliability of a Windows 3.1 install running the widely available Solitaire Benchmark Suite showed a significantly higher level of dependability in Enterprise applications. Coupled with a dramatically lower cost-of-ownership when compared with a standard LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl/PHP) platform in mission critical functions such as minesweeping, notepadding, and time monitoring.

According to Ballmer, it is clear when looking at the facts, that productivity soars when using a Windows equipped PC, as opposed to Linux. "Just look at those cards! Can you do a 52-card pickup that fast? I think not. And with Microsoft, your future's assured. Our team of IT Professionals is constantly looking for the latest innovations in computer technology, and when suitable, we buy them."

Ballmer continued, "Microsoft's on the cutting edge when it comes to guaranteeing intellectual property indemnification. We're fully indemnified, and if you don't believe us, just install Windows XP. The license agreement is right there! We're covered!"

Related News

Microsoft Purchases Evil from Satan

Microsoft Obsecurity - The World's Most Secure Server

Microsoft Granted Patent for Creating Insecure Software

Finally, Ballmer asserted that, "Microsoft never gets anything right until version 3. We're well past version 2000, in fact, we had to start using letters. We're that advanced. In fact, I've got a PowerPoint presentation right here that clearly shows that Microsoft is your vendor of choice when it comes to crucial business applications. Free software? I'd buy that for a dollar!"

BBspot Labs reached Linus Torvalds for his response to Ballmer's commentary. He replied, "Where do I start? Let's see.....No."

More Microsoft News

Recommend this Story to a Friend
Previous Story:

BBspot Labs: Basic Voodoo OC Kit Review
Next Story:

Americans Greet Bush Reelection with a Collective "Baa"

 
 
RSS Feed Subscribe
Follow on Twitter Follow Us on Twitter
Facebook Fan Us on Facebook
Google Buzz Follow Us on Buzz
Amazon Find the BBook

 

  Politics Contact FAQs
A
D

sharepoint survey web part - make money online

Copyright 1999-2011 by BBspot LLC
BBspot is a tech satire news and geek humor source, and meant to be funny.
If you are easily offended, gullible, or don't have a sense of humor, we suggest you go elsewhere. Those without the geek gene activated should also avoid this site.