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ReallyLinux: Moving to Linux

Mar 04, 2003, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mark Rais)

"A radical change is resulting in ever strengthening momentum to Opensource software use. Most importantly, this beneficial change is happening in significant numbers not only here in the United States, but through out the world.

"Why?

"Ultimately, cost savings is one key factor. The other primary factor is freedom from licensing dominance that occurs in any non-Opensource environment. Linux is enabling large and small corporations world wide to end one of their most significant overhead costs with relative ease. Although a Microsoft sponsored study suggested that Linux is still too immature to realize true cost savings, reality doesn't support this. More companies today are migrating to Linux from other Operating Systems than ever before in history. No matter what some statistics try to convey, few are persuaded by the strange notion that Linux costs more.

"All this having been said, this article is a brief summary of many dialogues and migrations I've personally been part of in order to help those who may be evaluating Linux for their small business..."

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