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Dual Booting Windows-Linux: The Dell Option

Aug 13, 2007, 10:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)

"Generally when a company is considering an upgrade to new workstations or notebook computers, they will elect to use Microsoft Windows. Not out of love for the operating system, rather out of understanding for the importance of familiarity and compatibility with the existing office ecosystem. Sounds like a good approach, until the ecosystem breaks down with a security breach targeting the OS used almost exclusively by the business in question.

"I believe the logical option that is missed these days is a second OS option, a tool that enables your IT staff to navigate the minefield that a security breach may have caused. That tool? The common Linux distribution..."

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