Bank Group Takes Linux Migration a Step at a Time
Feb 22, 2008, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Metropolitan Bank Group is a large conglomerate in Illinois,
comprising 10 banks and $3 billion in assets. As Metropolitan
acquired more banking interests, IT Director Tom Johnson needed to
find a way to reduce costs and increase efficiency in the face of
the company's rapid growth. The solution was a migration from
Windows to Linux.
"Because Metropolitan was growing via acquisitions, Johnson
found his IT staff spending large amounts of time bringing remote
locations into the company infrastructure and working in the field
to provide technical support and troubleshooting..."