LinuxDevCenter: The Best Tips from the Great Linux Desktop Migration Contest
Sep 16, 2004, 06:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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"What's the best way to move an organization to a Linux desktop?
That was the focus of the recent contest we held in conjunction
with Novell, and participants offered lots of solid suggestions
that we've presented below. There were prizes at stake, including a
gift certificate for books from O'Reilly valued at $1,500. Yet, for
many, the chance to share an open source experience and persuade
some corporate fence sitters to wean themselves from Windows was
"The Great Linux Desktop Migration Contest asked for entries in
three categories: write an essay on the Benefits of Migrating to
Linux; present an example of a Phased Migration Plan; and give us
three Tips for Migrating.