Re: Best and most popular distros for the enterprise desktop
>>---- Original Message ----
>>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
>>>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.
>>>them to mostly operate in the same manner, as they were previously,
>>>shift to Debian would have required them to take a more active role
>>>issue diagnosis and remediation, but they have sufficient technical
>>>Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. ,= ,-_-. =.
>>>email@example.com ((_/)o o(\_))
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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
UBuntu lts is now very attractive to desktops, because of long support
and it is also possible to buy support from canonical.