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Special Forums UNIX Desktop Questions & Answers Need your help and opinion Post 24243 by dennie1 on Tuesday 9th of July 2002 01:39:03 AM
Old 07-09-2002
Question Need your help and opinion

Hey all,

I'm brand new to Unix/Linux and have a couple of questions. I own a small education/consulting company that has a staff of approx. 50 employees. Most our work is geared towards the office-style environment (i.e. Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.). There are also some C and Java programmers that help support the office staff. I am seeking to establish a network environment that is very stable and reliable.

My company currently has Pentium machines (233) with 64 MB of memory. I know that they will most probably have to upgrade someday but am trying to avoid buying all new hardware. Some of the machines are running windows while others are Macintosh. As a side note, I would also one day like to have my own web server.

I would like to have opinions/suggestions regarding whether or not to use Windows NT or UNIX/LINUX as the server for the backbone of my organization. What are the advantages/disadvantages of one over the other? What are other companies using?

Like I said, you input is greatly appreciated before I spend so much money.


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