Thursday, February 24, 2011

Still Think Linux Is Just for Start-Ups?

That's the question the Financial Times was asking last week, and it's a rather strange question, when you think about it. It really begs another question: Was there ever, let alone still, anyone who thought Linux was "just for start-ups." Who would these people be? People who think a Windows server OS is a secure, stable platform that every established company should be using?

The sorts of people who have the bright idea of putting Apple hardware in their data centers? Surely not anyone who has the slightest understanding of what Linux is capable of, or who understands that open source operating systems are much more than a solution for cash-starved start-ups trying to do computing on the cheap. MORE