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Linux has a better TCO than 30%

According to the latest studies in germany (companies not affiliate with M$).

But what is the TCO (Total Cost of Ownership)?? The table below show You the main differences between
Free Softwares and Proprietary Softwares TCO.

 Free Softwares and Proprietary Softwares TCO.
All Costs = TCOFree SoftwaresProprietary Softwares
Buy the software0$
Configuration – installation$$
Curative maintenance$$
Preventive maintenance$$$
Corrective maintenance$$$
Adaptative maintenance$$$
Evolutive maintenance$$
Respect standards$$$$
Hardware compatibility$$
Security: resisting to intrusions$$$$
Security: resisting to virus$$$$
Necessity to replace
regurly equipmeent
Dependency to a company$$$$

Source : Eikonex – Free software

About The Author

Cédric Walter

I worked with various Insurances companies across Switzerland on online applications handling billion premium volumes. I love to continuously spark my creativity in many different and challenging open-source projects fueled by my great passion for innovation and blockchain technology.In my technical role as a senior software engineer and Blockchain consultant, I help to define and implement innovative solutions in the scope of both blockchain and traditional products, solutions, and services. I can support the full spectrum of software development activities, starting from analyzing ideas and business cases and up to the production deployment of the solutions.I'm the Founder and CEO of Disruptr GmbH.