Small Business Computing: Ten Things Small Businesses Need To Know About Linux
Feb 25, 2004, 21:00 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Drew Robb)
"Not so long ago, Linux was only for the technically adept. Then
large enterprises claimed it as their own--only they possessed
internal resources aplenty to confront its complexity. These days,
however, more and more small- and mid-sized businesses are moving
to the fastest-growing Operating System (OS) for good, solid
reasons--and they aren't looking back. Recent developments in
crossover programming are also making Linux on the desktop a
working reality for some small businesses.
"Before you leave the comfortable empire Mr. Gates built and
attempt to implement Linux, either as a server or on the desktop,
there are several important points to consider. This article will
conduct you on a brief tour of 10 important points to ponder before
you wrap your arms around Linux..."