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Re: Best and most popular distros for the enterprise desktop

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>From: bss@iguanasuicide.net
>To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
>Subject: Re: Best and most popular distros for the enterprise desktop
>Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2011 14:48:36 -0600
>>On Monday 28 February 2011 13:47:23 Jason Hsu wrote:
>>> For those of you who have helped a company or organization migrate
>>> Windows to Linux or from one Linux distro to another, what is your
>>> preference?
>>The only time I've been involved in such a project it was from a
>>AIX/HP-UX/NCR(legacy) environment to a hetrogenous
>>I would have recommended Debian instead, but I wasn't consulted. 
>SLES allows 
>>them to mostly operate in the same manner, as they were previously,
>though.  A 
>>shift to Debian would have required them to take a more active role
>in OS 
>>issue diagnosis and remediation, but they have sufficient technical
>staff to 
>>do so.
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Another consideration.  Many enterprise companies are orgainzed such
that the IT (or equivalent) area reports in to the CFO who is a
businessman first and a technologist second.  Such individuals often
come from IBM-like backgrounds with installation fees, maintenance
agreements and such.  For these people distributions like RHE "feel

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