The Big SMB Problem: Dropping Microsoft Office
Sep 18, 2007, 03:30 (0 Talkback[s])
Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame
[ Thanks to J_K9
for this link. ]
"Small and Medium-sized Businesses are usually quite keen to
consider switching to Open Source IT solutions, and not without
reason: Linux and other Open Source tools are mature--often with
features that rival and exceed proprietary alternatives in terms of
usage and implementation--proven to be secure, low-maintenance once
set up and most important of all, free.
"Of course, as Robert A. Heinlein one said, 'there ain't no such
thing as a free lunch.' Linux and Open Source software are not
entirely free: they have setup costs, maintenance costs and time
and productivity costs..."