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Ray Lane Enumerates "Top Six CIO Objections" to Enterprise Linux

Ray Lane Enumerates "Top Six CIO Objections" to Enterprise Linux

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    Here are the 6 reasons that Lane identified, as itemized in his Open Source Business Conference 2004 keynote in San Francisco last week:

      • Lack of formal support

      • Velocity of change

      • Lack of roadmap

      • Functional gaps

      • Licensing caveats

      • ISV endorsements

    Lane gleaned the six objections from interviews with "a few dozen" CIOs at Fortune 500 companies. Before joining KPCB, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of Oracle, and led Oracle's business expansion beyond its core database technology into enterprise applications and professional services.  He's been recognized numerous times for leadership with the Information Industry, including the ComputerWorld's Smithsonian top award in 2000 for lifetime achievement in the industry
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