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Kennards Hire offloads Linux machines after costly experiment

Dec 14, 2009, 17:04 (10 Talkback[s])

"Each Hewlett-Packard thin client unit is priced at $550, while the Fedora machines cost about $720.

"The national equipment hire company also switched from IBM's Lotus Notes to Microsoft Outlook for email.

"The costly Linux experiment went awry due to numerous support problems, mainly because of a decision to manage the computer fleet internally."

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