CIO Update: Switching to Linux is Getting Easier

“Deciding to switch to Linux is one of the daunting questions
every CIO must continually evaluate. Fortunately, the answer is
getting simplier as Linux evolves into the enterprise-ready
versions making their way onto the market today.

“Just six months ago, Wim Coekaerts, director of Linux
Engineering at Oracle, would not have advised customers to consider
Linux for mission-critical applications such as ERP. Today, with
the advent of Linux 2.6, Red Hat Advanced Server and SUSE 9.0
Professional, he has no reservations about Linux being able to
handle the most critical and sensitive software…”