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SearchOpenSource: Enterprise Open Source Migrations: Dealing with File Services

Jul 20, 2006, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Frank Van Wensveen)

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"Problems with sharing and storing files can stymie a migration from Windows or Unix to Linux. Fortunately, a few key open source tools and tried-and-true practices can scale file services roadblocks.

"File services look simple enough, but file services are probably the most critical networking service of all, save directory services. Companies need to be able to share and store files over the office network. An employee without access to his or her files or applications can't do much work at all, if any. And of course, companies need a way to restrict access to authorized parties only. File services handle all of this and more..."

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