Allianz Australia Insurance chief information officer (CIO) Steve Cole said yesterday he had done the equivalent of losing hair while undertaking an upgrade that saw the company move from multiple Wintel servers to a Linux mainframe.
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Tony Maro, CIO of EvriChart, a hospital records management and archiving business, successfully migrated his company's Windows-based line of business document management extranet application and his employees' 40-odd Windows-based desktops to a 100 percent Linux-based server and desktop infrastructure.Jason Perlow interviews Tony Maro, CIO of EvriChart, Inc.
At the LinuxWorld conference in San Francisco, McKesson CIO Randal Spratt explains why his company deploys its health care applications on Linux. He says these applications are scalable, affordable on tight hospital budgets, and reliable--making better patient care possible.
Silicon.com's CIO jury rules on whether the cost of upgrading to Windows Vista will force more organizations to evaluate alternatives including Apple Macs and Linux PCs for the desktop.
Linux is unlikely ever to be a viable alternative to Microsoft's Windows on the desktop for corporate IT departments, according to leading CIOs.
A jury of CIOs believes that Linux-loaded laptops for children in poorer countries will be a momentum booster for desktop Linux.
Intel CIO Stacy Smith sits down with ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber in a Face to Face interview to share his challenge of saving money while increasing performance. Wireless technology, he says, will be outfitted for nontraditional spaces such as construction sites and hospitals.
Big Blue's CIO has directed the company to begin an internal initiative to evaluate Linux for use on desktop computers, a further endorsement of the open-source operating system.
A silicon.com jury ponders the corporate fate of Linux. Should the open-source phenomenon be limited to its server niche or are businesses ready to give it new challenges?