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SearchEnterpriseLinux: Samba’s Terpstra Shoots Down Open Source Misinformation

[ Thanks to Mark Brunelli
for this link. ]

Have IT decision makers told you why they were
reluctant to switch to Linux and open source applications? If so,
what’s your response to them?

John H. Terpstra: Many people complain that
the cost of re-training staff to use Linux is too high.

“Let’s consider that argument further: Approximately half of all
Windows file and print servers run Samba on a Linux server, and the
users are completely unaware of this fact. Approximately 70% of all
Web servers use Apache on Linux, FreeBSD or on Unix, and users are
equally unaware of this fact…”


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