IT Manager’s Journal: Axis Training Now Revolves Around Open Source

“Axis Open Source is an open source software consultancy that
also houses a training center where students learn how to use open
source tools like PHP, MySQL, Moodle, and embedded Linux. John
Horn, the founder and CEO of Axis, hasn’t always been a proponent
of open source. When he began his business in 1993, his mission was
completely different.

“Like many Linux users, John Horn discovered the operating
system as a college student. Already an entrepreneur, Horn owned
and operated a Microsoft-only networking and desktop computer
business. In late 1994, while he was attending Wichita State
University, ‘they started using Slackware and Red Hat,’ Horn says.
‘I was already learning how to program in C on Unix, so I went from
that to Red Hat…'”

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