October 22, 2007

Making the most of Linux multimedia

No single Linux distribution can compete with Windows’ hardware compatibility. But you’ll find a surprising breadth of support for graphics hardware

October 22, 2007

Getting connected with Ubuntu

No useful desktop is an island. With Linux, network communication, file sharing, printing, and so on are easier than you think

October 22, 2007

Linux desktop applications

Worried that you won’t have enough applications to choose from when you switch to Linux on the desktop? If all you need are mainstream business apps, don’t sweat it

October 22, 2007

Windows to desktop Linux in three easy steps

You like the idea of a free, lightweight OS. But isn’t installing and using Linux on a desktop painful? Not if you use this guide

September 24, 2007

On the road to the virtual desktop

Windows application virtualization and streaming solutions from Microsoft, Symantec, and Thinstall are laying the groundwork for a subscription-based, click 'n' run future. Imagining the possibilities, we put them through a simple SaaS performance test

September 24, 2007

Purdue pursues long-term cost savings

Deep cost analyses, including licensing costs, lead the university to believe the benefits will mainly be in easier administration

September 24, 2007

Transplace beefs up hardware for a virtual world

A transportation logistics company takes advantage of a big hardware upgrade to roll out a new virtualized infrastructure

September 24, 2007

From big iron to white boxes, Nationwide goes virtualFrom big iron to white boxes, Nationwide goes virtual

A mix of platforms that includes Linux on the mainframe, plus a clever charge-back system, help virtualization pay offA mix of platforms that includes Linux on the mainframe, plus a clever charge-back system, help virtualization pay off

September 24, 2007

Stonebridge Bank averts a capacity crisis

This small regional bank cut its server count by a factor of five – and reduced hands-on overhead through remote administration

September 24, 2007

Credit Suisse plans virtualization a massive scale

A process of elimination cut half of the financial giant’s servers from consideration – but that still left 10,000 to virtualize

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