Will Ubuntu Servers from Major Vendors Get Us Closer to a Linux Law Office?
Oct 12, 2007, 01:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven Richardson)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"As I mentioned in a previous post, I do not believe Linux is
ready yet for the desktop in the solo or small firm, no matter how
much I may want to see that happen. The one exception I made was
with servers, 'as you can save money on hardware (Linux is not
nearly as resource hungry as Windows, so it doesn't need the
latest, speedy processor and lots of RAM).' The only problem I had
was that I 'could not recommend installing and configuring the
Linux server software yourself, [and] once you hire a consultant,
the savings evaporate.'
"This problem, however, may not exist much longer..."