IT Manager’s Journal: IT Manager’s Crash Course: Operating Systems

“No one can tell you what operating systems are best for your
organization or yourself better than you can. Here are some tips
for selecting the right OS for the right job.

“First, what will your target computer be used for? If it’s a
desktop computer, it needs a desktop operating system like
Linspire, Fedora Core, Windows XP, or Mac OS X, among others. These
are just examples–there are dozens of viable desktop operating
systems. The positive characteristics of a good desktop operating
system should always involve the word easy…”