[kwlug-disc] Google dumps Windows OS

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Tue Jun 1 11:05:33 EDT 2010


On Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 10:48 AM, Darcy Casselman <dscassel at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 10:38 AM, John Van Ostrand <john at netdirect.ca>
> wrote:
> > It's good to see a large company decide that all corporate desktops
> should not run Windows.
> >
> > http://bit.ly/dk4f8B
>
> I think this has just as much to do with Microsoft declaring war on
> Google several years ago than anything else Google is actually saying
> about it...
>
> Steve Ballmer is an idiot.
>

Like the article says, It probably has more to do with Internet Explorer on
Windows being the attack vector for the China incident that Google
experienced.

Now they are having an internal mandate to use something more secure (or
less exploitable) internally.
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