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  • Eight great tips for converting to open source

    If your company is blazing a trail to open source, you don't have to rely on constellations to guide you. Just follow the advice of this open source educator. 

  • Windows, Linux and open source software: Migration & interoperability learning guide

    This guide introduces you to Windows, Linux and open source software, explains best practices and pitfalls to avoid for migration & interoperability and provides troubleshooting help and advice. You'll find migration articles, tutorials, tips, tools,... 

  • Rapidly growing city bets its future on Linux messaging platform

    After a devastating computer virus attacked the city of Canton, Ga. and crippled their Microsoft Exchange Server, the IT department went into overdrive looking for an alternative before finally betting the house on the Oracle Collaboration Suite. 

  • Linux is small biz boon, enterprise experiment -- for now

    The findings of a new report suggest Linux is making huge gains with small to medium-sized businesses. But will the widespread adoption of Linux on the desktop at the low end mean the operating system will lose its appeal to larger companies? 

  • Perens: Companies finding desktop space for Linux, part 1

    SAN FRANCISCO -- While others predicted that enterprise adoption of Linux desktops would take off in 2004, open source advocate Bruce Perens took a longer view. He sticks by his earlier prediction that Linux will run on 30% of enterprise desktops by ... 

  • French government agency moves out NT, moves in Linux

    The French Ministry of Equipment announced today a project to move its Windows NT office and infrastructure servers to Mandrakesoft's Linux distribution. 

  • Minister spreads good word about Linux to nonprofits

    If you're already a penguinista, Pastor Parris is preaching to the choir. But for those who aren't converted to open source, this minister is spreading the gospel of Linux and practicing what he preaches. 

  • Migration in-depth, part 3: Getting flexibility with Novell's Linux services

    An enterprise-wide Linux implementation has been on the wish list of Health First Inc.'s IT department for years Now that Novell Inc. is on the Linux scene, the IT team's wishing well is running over. They're bringing many Novell's Nterprise Linux Se... 

  • Migration in-depth, part 2: Tearing away MS Office's tentacles

    Microsoft's tentacles reach deep inside many of the 500 applications used by Health First Inc.'s three hospitals and multiple medical facilities in Brevard County, Fla. To get as many departments using OpenOffice as possible, Health First's migration... 

  • Migration in-depth, part 1: Why Health First is dumping MS Office

    There are two big IT projects going on at Health First Inc., and Linux is at the heart of both of them. Health First, a family of Brevard County, Fla., nonprofit health care facilities, is migrating its desktops to OpenOffice and bringing in many Nov...