Scared or Oblivious: Australia's SMEs on Linux
Feb 29, 2008, 11:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marcus Browne)
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"Australian SMEs aren't paying nearly enough attention to Linux
considering the top priority for their IT managers is to 'reduce
costs,' but despite the prevailing attitude, it won't take much for
open source to have a far greater impact in the near future,
according to research released today.
"A new report has predicted that the use of Linux by Australian
SMEs will continue to grow steadily with little to no effort on
behalf of distributors, although only seven percent of small
businesses and 14 percent of medium businesses have a full server
deployment of the software..."