SearchEnterpriseLinux: Highway Patrol Gives Linux a Green Light
Oct 27, 2003, 12:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael S. Mimoso)
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"As Microsoft's support for Windows NT Server 4.0 grinds to a
halt, many enterprises will be tackling challenging server
"Information systems directors, like Cliff Gronauer of the
Missouri State Highway Patrol, have tuned and tweaked NT servers
during recent years to keep systems afloat. Gronauer has decided to
avoid the 'expense and pain' of upgrading to Windows Server 2003
and opt for Linux when support from Microsoft concludes at the end
of 2004, he said Wednesday at the Enterprise Linux Forum
"'Our planning started a year and a half ago and, during the
last six months, we've gotten everything of substance implemented.
The functionality is there and the performance is there,' Gronauer
said. 'Most customers don't even know we've converted, which is a