LinuxWorld Australia: Linux Desktops No 'Silver Bullet': Telstra
Sep 18, 2003, 02:30 (7 Talkback[s])
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"It takes 'guts and clear thinking' to deploy Linux on the
desktop in a bid to reduce operating costs, Telstra's IT delivery
solutions architect Fulvio Inserra told delegates at an open source
conference in Sydney last week.
"'Desktops tend to be an emotive topic and everyone has the
'silver bullet' to reduce costs,' Inserra said. 'Although cost
reduction is the only real driver in considering an alternative it
still requires guts and clear thinking.'
"Inserra said it is no secret Telstra is looking for an
alternative; however, many of the company's problems won't go away