How does your company deal with malware?
bobjohnbob at gmail.com
Thu Aug 26 15:52:11 MDT 2010
I already used Ernie Ball guitar strings. Now I have one more reason to :)
On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 3:22 PM, Joel Finlinson <joel at finlinson.net> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 11:04 AM, Stuart Jansen <sjansen at buscaluz.org>wrote:
>> On Thu, 2010-08-26 at 10:00 -0600, Dave Smith wrote:
>> > Thanks for the info. Do you know if lots of other companies have also
>> > done this?
>> Completely eliminated Windows? Not many.
>> Obviously it's possible to a small company off from Windows. For as long
>> as I've worked at GL we've had only one Windows install, a terminal
>> server. Most employees do all of their work in Linux. (But then we're
>> kinda the definition of an outlier.)
>> Every Red Hat employee I've seen runs RHEL on their work machine. Novell
>> made a big announcement about getting rid of Windows, but I don't think
>> it actually happened. IBM made an announcement about moving a large
>> number of employees to Linux, but when you did the math it turned out to
>> be only a fraction (10% ?) of their workforce.
>> Most of the success cases I've read about have actually been city
>> governments, or government projects. In all cases, they required a
>> significant commitment to building custom solutions.
> Here was another pretty famous incident from the Ernie Ball corporation.
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