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VARBusiness: New Solution Leads To New Business For Linux Consultant

Nov 29, 1999, 18:38 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carol Ellison)

"Ron Colcernian is in the business of re-engineering business. His consultancy, Dynamic Results of Birmingham, MI., helps small to mid-sized business refine and reconstruct their organizations through information technology."

"But after he deployed a Linux solution to move a hospital supplies firm's 100 workstations onto systems that could access both the company's AS/400 and Unix servers, he found himself re-engineering his own business and launching his own reseller program."

"Binson's Hospital Supply needed to deploying 230 PCs, an order that--with licenses--would have cost it approximately $310,500. But the Linux solution dropped the cost to $115,000--a savings of $195,500."

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