SearchEnterpriseLinux: Enterprise Linux Desktops: So Much is Ready Right Now!
Mar 11, 2005, 19:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John H. Terpstra)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to amy
kucharik for this link. ]
"Linux is already a major platform used in the business back-end
where is provides transparent interoperability with Windows file
and print servers. It is already the major platform for corporate
Web serving. Clearly, it is a major business platform already, but
not on the desktop. That is where the growth potential is. I
believe that most administrators will be surprised to find that the
application capabilities demanded by most users can be met by the
Linux desktop right now.
"In this update on the business Linux desktop, I'll outline the
needs of enterprises and how Linux applications are or are not
ready to fulfill them..."