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SearchEnterpriseLinux: Versora CEO Seeks Windows-to-Linux Converts

Sep 28, 2005, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Loftus)

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"You recently conducted an SMB survey with businesses considering a Windows-to-Linux migration. Could you give a little background on the survey and describe what you found?

"Mike Sheffey: We surveyed 140 small to medium businesses (SMBs) that have been considering migrating from Windows to Linux. These companies represented various industries using primarily Microsoft technologies. The topics that we covered were related to the adoption of Linux within their organization and the barriers to adoption. The general feedback was that the most challenging issue of migrating to Linux was the impact on the user (loss of productivity) and the fact that core business applications don't run on Linux..."

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