Small Business Computing: Trustix Linux for Small Businesses
May 21, 2003, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Patricia Fusco)
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"Founded in 1997, Trustix is a Norwegian IBM independent
software vendor of security and network management solutions for
Linux. Recently, the company released its Small Office Server and
Small Office Suite. The software bundle is designed for small
business with up to 25 network users and is said to be so
administrator-friendly that it can be setup and serving
applications with little or no in-house Linux expertise.
"Jo Uthus, VP of Product Marketing at Trustix, said when it
comes to server systems, Linux is often misunderstood.
"'Linux is perceived as being difficult to use and manage,'
Uthus said. 'But Trustix Linux is extremely easy to use because we
provide familiar Windows-like management tools for network
"Uthus went on to say some small businesses that have never used
Linux find Trustix easy to use straight out of the box. But why
would a small business choose to change server systems if they
already have a small network up and running...?"