Australian IT: Threats to Microsoft grow

My spin: I don’t think Microsoft has anything to FEAR per se, but all companies, should be cautious and always on the lookout for the competitors. Read Andy Grove (Intel) “Only the Paranoid Survive”
News Clip: INTEREST in alternatives to Microsoft is continuing to grow, according to new research from analyst firm Gartner.
Gartner said licensing issues, security breaches and “the grass-roots power of open-source software” were leading government and businesses around the world to consider their options.
Linux and Open Office were the most popular Microsoft alternatives. (full story)