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Jan 12, 2010, 07:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Wallen)


Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

"The clients we work with represent the majority of the real world. These are mom and pops to small businesses who’d rather spend their dollars on things OTHER than IT. But when problems arise, they have no choice. Now, like I said, these aren’t Fortune 500 companies that have the budget to retain a fully-staffed IT department and can shell out the shekels for support contracts from Microsoft, Adobe, Dell, IBM, HP, etc. These companies are lucky to have workstations running the same version of the operating system that helps them get their work done.

"Instead of tidy server racks they have plastic shelves barely holding up a mix and match of desktops and servers. They are slowing coming around to understanding the importance of standards and continuity, but have to purchase continuity one piece at a time."

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