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Network Performance Daily: Ten Years of Pushing Linux Adoption in the Workplace (And Why I Gave Up)

Feb 01, 2007, 22:00 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jim Sampson)

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"Around the mid-nineties, I worked for the Network Operating Systems support group in Dell - third level support for the enterprise server division. As an employee there, I was trying to use Linux on my laptop in Dell's corporate environment. I purchased third-party provided connectors into Exchange, and ran Office-type applications as well. But it didn't work very well.

"For the next ten years, I would go off and on back to this thought: I wanted to support the Open Source community, and to use Linux, but every time, the reality was that Linux just was not ready..."

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