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Using Linux to Improve Energy Efficiency and Productivity

Aug 25, 2011, 11:00 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to James Maguire for this link. ]

There's been a long-standing belief that office automation is just too expensive to bother with. From possible higher hardware costs, all the way down to software licenses that are targeting large enterprise customers at high rates. The barrier to entry feels too high, thanks in part to costly price points within the automation industry.

On the do it yourself (DIY) front, going with a Linux-based solution is not only affordable, it's downright practical. Because there's no stipulation stating that one must hire an outside firm to set up office space automation, the choice of installing in-house or outsourcing the task is left to the decision makers.

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