Free Software Magazine: Small Businesses are Ripe for Free Software
Jan 25, 2007, 00:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris Mostek)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Once upon a time, in a career far, far away, I worked for a
very small business. I was tasked with upgrading the OLD PC's. The
budget was so miniscule that literally every penny counted. In the
effort to get the best bang for the buck, I stumbled across these
programs called free software. "Whoo-hoo, they're free" I thought.
Little knowing how that introduction to free software applications
would change my life, I quickly ordered the PC's without MS Office,
downloaded OpenOffice.org instead and saved a few hundred dollars
"Fast forward to the future. With much more free software under
my belt, I am even more convinced small businesses are a ripe field
for free software applications..."