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SearchOpenSource: Samba's Terpstra Shoots Down Open Source Misinformation

Nov 17, 2005, 19:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John H. Terpstra)

"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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