"Citing a desire to move away from proprietary software systems,
such as those sold by Microsoft, many companies are considering
making the jump from using Windows on their servers to running
"Some of the companies and organizations that have already 'gone
Linux' include Toyota, Home Depot, the U.S. Post Office and Cisco's
printing services arm. Government adherents of Linux include
Germany and Mexico.
"Although there are some potholes in the road to switching from
Windows to Linux, companies have found that doing so results in
more cost-effective operations and generally is worth the
Some of the products that appear on this site are from companies from which QuinStreet receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site including, for example, the order in which they appear. QuinStreet does not include all companies or all types of products available in the marketplace.