Wednesday, November 4, 2015

IT Jargon: ABM

What does Anything But Microsoft (ABM) mean?

Anything but Microsoft (ABM) refers to an attitude that reflects the general discontent with Microsoft's domination in certain markets. 

The anything-but-Microsoft mindset has been encouraged by vendors that offer alternatives to popular Microsoft products. Microsoft has had many dominant products, including its server software, Windows operating software, Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer.
Anything but Microsoft may also be referred to as anyone but Microsoft