Seems there is a website with the Top 25 reasons for choosing Linux (http://www.bellevuelinux.org/reasons_to_convert.html)
Take a look. I think there is overemphasis on the "no cost" which is not really true in most enterprise environments. If you get it free from the kernel.org site, it is free but it is not a total os. But, places like Debian do provide a "free" version of an OS but usages is lower than RH and SUSE.
but anyway...I think a missing point is the ability to be consistent within an enterprise so you have consistent procedures, levels, security, etc. and you can match it to the platform that best matches the applicaiton need.
what do you all think the top reason why you choose Linux?[Read More]
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