PlanetIT: Alternative Business Tools - Build an office suite for lessJan 24, 2001, 05:51 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Christopher Parker)
"For the first time in years, your options when choosing business software products aren't limited to Windows. You just have to be a bit of a renegade to discover them...."
"With the alternative system (Linux, in its many branded forms ranging from Red Hat to Caldera to VA to SuSe), you'll get generally more stable performance, faster overall computing time and better value for your dollar...."
"Overall, if you know what you're doing, installing an office full of Linux-operated computers running Nautilus and StarOffice is extremely economical and not all that difficult to do. Figure on allowing three hours per workstation to get them up and running."