“The Microsoft-commissioned study estimated the cost of building custom
J2EE and .Net applications within large and medium-size organizations.”
difference between the prices of the BEA and Oracle software and those
of Visual Studio .Net and SQL Server.”
What nonsense. So, it is possible to spend more money on
expensive software and end up with a more expensive solution. Duh. And
what if they used Apache, JBOSS and PostGreSQL?