Linux has been a phenomenon in embedded device development, and is now the predominant platform for devices. Part of the appeal is the perception that Linux is free. But there are costs—plus time and risk—associated with embedded Linux development. This white paper presents a solid business case for considering a commercially supported embedded Linux during the build-versus-buy decision process for any embedded product.
- How to lower total cost of ownership
- Risks and costs of a roll-your-own solution
- The true value of commercial embedded Linux