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Corporate IT Policies More Linux-Friendly

Nov 16, 2009, 23:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)

"The writer on the piece, Nick Wingfield, does a pretty good job summing up what many workers are running into out in the corporate world: highly restrictive storage limits on e-mail, obsolete search functions for corporate information, and PC machines that were top-of-the line when Windows XP first came out... eight years ago.

"For anyone familiar with IT practices, this is a story that's become all too familiar. As consumers, we have the ability to buy the latest hardware (PC or mobile), incorporate the latest in software tools, and generally build outstanding home systems that are light-years ahead of what we use at work. Yet our corporate tools are supposed to be producing results that will better our employers' bottom lines. Why can't we get better tools?"

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