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SearchEnterpriseLinux: Shun Linux and Kiss Your Job Security Good-Bye, Part 1

Jan 04, 2005, 16:45 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jan Stafford)

[ Thanks to Jack Loftus for this link. ]

"How does your new book help IT managers who don't know anything about Linux desktops?

"Robin Miller: The original concept was not as a consumer book, but as cubical ware for enterprise desktop workers. And the reason for creating cubical ware is to save IT managers who manage Windows desktops from the problem of people messing them up. The Windows desktop managers have to lock the desktops down to keep the workers from bringing in games from home. It's like the Southwest Airlines ad where the lady clicks innocently on an e-mail and, bang, the whole system is infected. You don't want that to happen, so we designed cubicle ware for enterprise users with the basics of Linux desktops and then added a few multimedia pieces to make it consumer-friendly..."

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