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Re: Sporting goods retailer now sporting Linux everywhere



On Sun, 2006-05-07 at 21:12 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Hi
> 
> 
> Just about every Backcountry.com employee is running Fedora Linux on the
> desktop -- 50 workstations in the warehouse and 60 in the call center.
> "We have a policy that any machine replaced doesn't get Windows put back
> on it," Jenkins says. "It's Linux migration by attrition." Jenkins
> manages support for an inconsistent mix of desktop operating systems by
> utilizing the vast skills of his IT staff, who are well-versed in both
> Windows and Linux environments. The transition has been invisible to the
> users, he says, because all the server and desktop applications are
> accessed via a browser. "As long as I can get a browser window we're
> good to go."
> 
> http://business.newsforge.com/article.pl?sid=06/04/13/1959240
> 
> Rahul
> 

This is great, I love seeing Linux making this kind of move. If the
employees can use it at work they may soon adopt it at home...

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Robert 'Bob' Jensen
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Fedora Marketing Projects
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