BIOS: Linux: The Thinking Person's IT Solution
Oct 29, 2004, 02:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Malcolm Cartledge)
"Organisations want reliable, low-cost, scaleable IT solutions,
so why are they still buying Microsoft server technology? With no
dedicated IT resource, SMEs want a server solution that is basic
technical knowledge. It is ironic that this fear of technology has
sent thousands of companies hurtling into the arms of an IT vendor
that has some of the most complex, resource hungry and insecure
server technology on the market: Microsoft.
"Worse, that the same fear has resulted in organisations
eschewing the accepted reliability and low cost of Linux due to its
'tech head' reputation. Yet packaged Linux server solutions
requiring minimal expertise can support hundreds of users at a
third of the cost of a Microsoft option..."