Linux, you have to love it! At least that's what today's Linux devotees are saying. But to most CIOs the Linux story is either an enigma or a mystery. You may believe that Linux is "just not there yet" -- or you may be in the camp that believes it can be used to argue down costs using Microsoft-based network infrastructures. This much we do know, Microsoft made public statements that Linux will hurt their profitability in 2003.
John Terpstra, CEO, PrimaStasys Inc., lead a workshop that took Enterprise Windows Decisions 2003 attendees on a revealing tour through some of the internals of Linux to see how and where a Linux solution may benefit their business. He explored the structure of a Linux platform and components that a business should understand.
John got around the mix of deeply technical jargon as well as intrinsic business-oriented concerns that may dictate the future of an organization. The bottom line? John explained "how Linux will affect your business." Period.
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