Yahoo/BusinessWeek: Linux Moves In On The Desktop
Feb 17, 2004, 17:30 (3 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to Jason
Greenwood for this link. ]
"The doctors at Capital Cardiology Associates, with seven
offices in New York and Massachusetts, pride themselves on latching
on to the latest medical gizmos. But now they're pioneering in a
different tech realm: computers. Employees at the 160-person
company have traded in PCs running Microsoft Corp.'s Windows for
machines using the up-and-coming Linux operating system.
"It spent more than $400,000 on a complete tech upgrade, but its
president, Dr. Augustin DeLago, believes the investment will pay
off handsomely over time in better security for patients' records
and easier management of technology. 'We're a small company, but I
think we're out ahead on something,' says Dr. DeLago..."