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SearchEnterpriseLinux: Samba's Terpstra Shoots Down Open Source Misinformation

Sep 14, 2005, 22:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jan Stafford)

[ Thanks to Mark Brunelli for this link. ]

"Have IT decision makers told you why they were reluctant to switch to Linux and open source applications? If so, what's your response to them?

"John H. Terpstra: Many people complain that the cost of re-training staff to use Linux is too high.

"Let's consider that argument further: Approximately half of all Windows file and print servers run Samba on a Linux server, and the users are completely unaware of this fact. Approximately 70% of all Web servers use Apache on Linux, FreeBSD or on Unix, and users are equally unaware of this fact..."

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