DesktopLinux: Xandros: Delivering the Corporate Desktop
Feb 13, 2003, 17:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jill Ratkevic)
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"DesktopLinux.com discovers what Hilton hotels recently
learned--Xandros delivers the corporate desktop. Emphasizing
solutions that offer a smooth transition for companies migrating
from Microsoft Windows and a significant cost savings (reportedly
millions for Hilton alone), Xandros is paving the way for Desktop
Linux. This in-depth interview with Xandros' Chairman Frederick
Berenstein and VP of software development, Ming Poon walks us
through the global corporate transition to Linux, Xandros'
corporate strategy, open source philosophy, and much, much
"DesktopLinux.com: Many people talk about Linux not
being ready for the masses. They further suggest only early
adopters are incorporating Linux into their computing environments.
What is your take on the desktop computing market and where does
Xandros fit in?
"Ming Poon: The Xandros Desktop has reached a
'critical mass' of application compatibility and breadth of
functionality that makes it a truly viable alternative to Windows.
For the vast majority of our customers, 'it just works...'"