NewsForge: Linux Consultants Find a Niche in Growing Market
Dec 17, 2004, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Corinne McKay)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Once the hallmark of a laid-off dot-commer, the job title
'consultant' is now legitimately paired with 'Linux.' Linux
consultants, often called in to supplement the in-house staff of
large corporations, are also finding fertile ground in the growing
number of small businesses seeking powerful and cost-effective IT
solutions that let them compete with bigger firms.
"Who needs a Linux consultant? As it turns out, lots of people.
Consultants we interviewed for this article are providing a range
of services, largely focused on small businesses and small to