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Enterprise Linux Today: Migrating to TuboLinux - A Big Step For A Small Bank

Sep 26, 2000, 07:42 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marty Pitts)

"Being small though, a perceived disadvantage, can in fact be beneficial when making changes to a company's infrastructure."

"First Credit's IS director, Kourosh Ghassemieh, started with a system based on NT, with licensing costs in excess of $10,000 to support 2 locations, 40 desktops, application serving, file and print services and email. However, remote administration became a nightmare."

"Administration is a huge hassle because I really can't do anything remotely on NT," he said. "I have to drive between branches almost daily and that takes me out of commission for an hour each way, which means I have lots less time for other IT-related tasks."

"In addition, the hassles of software upgrades and patch application motivated Mr. Ghassemieh to seek out a better software solution. For that he turned to TurboLinux."

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