[conspire] Case study of enterprise Linux desktop adoption

Adrien Lamothe a_lamothe at yahoo.com
Sun Feb 12 18:22:14 PST 2006

Sorry, had to re-send this, the formatting was terrible the first time.

Cool article on SearchOpenSource.com, about success and problems of
enterprise Linux migration:


I really like the author's line:  "Holt now knows that the success of an
OpenOffice migration can depend on early identification and deprogramming
of employees who are fiercely loyal to MS Office. "Just one person like this
may upset the whole project," he said."

Cool. Let's start a Microsoft applications user deprogramming academy! 
We can rent space at one of the local dungeons (on an as-needed basis.)

IBM and Lenovo are positioned to really clean up in the enterprise 
desktop market.

Also, HP is about to offer Linux laptops in South Africa:


- Adrien

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