Running a Business on Desktop Linux
May 12, 2008, 15:45 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Howard Fosdick)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"How many are self-employed in the United States? No one knows
for sure, but estimates range around twenty million. Add to this
millions of small businesses, and you have a huge pool of workers
who run their businesses on personal computers. Dentists, handymen,
shop owners, yoga instructors, lawyers... all require reliable,
easy-to-use computers for their work.
"Here's my take as someone who has run his one-person business
on Linux for several years. I'll be objective. This is not a
promotional piece. Let's state up front that I have an advantage
over many business Linux users because I'm an IT professional. Yet
we all depend on business Linux..."