Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel: Some Small Businesses Find Linux Computer Networks a Big Savings
Jul 16, 2003, 01:00 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Christine Winter)
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"At Uniweld Products Inc. in Fort Lauderdale, Weyland Smith,
systems administrator, started delving into the options available
when the company needed new computer services, including an
in-house mail server, about a year and a half ago.
"His decision after two months of 'solid investigation' was to
install an open source operating system known as Linux, despite the
trepidation of management about moving from the more-traditional
"'We haven't looked back,' said Smith, now known as the
company's Linux systems administrator. Since then, Uniweld has
gradually moved more of its operations to Linux, as Smith feels the
software has 'proven' itself..."