> Right, many of you aren't going to like the following text, here's what
> we're going to post to Scope for the preview magazine. [...]
Argh. The sentiments are fine, but your syntax and punctuation is a
bit, well, shall we say 'unprofessional'.
> -----------------marketing stuff---------------------------
> Linux is not a recent phenomenon. It is a culmination of over fifteen
> years work by some of the worlds most flamboyant programmers who's
years' world's whose
> intent was to create a stable operating system that was both free of
> charge, and free to change. The project came to fruition in 1991 with
> the completion of Linus Torvalds revolutionary work on the core of
> Linux, it's kernel.
> Linux runs on almost any computer in existence, from Palm Pilots to
> Digital Cameras, from Home Computers to Mainframes, and it is the
> defacto standard being recognised by large American multinationals who
de facto standard, being
> require stability and reliability from their servers.
> These fortune 500 corporations recognise the immediate benefits Linux
> can offer to any company. The cost factor is obvious ... Linux is free
> to implement in any way, shape, or form. The productivity benefits are
> without a doubt Linux's trump card offering many Irish companies zero
> downtime on their critical servers, and without having to make any
> modifications to their existing Windows based workstations. Linux is
> more than capable of delivering any service that a Windows computer may
> request, from File Serving, Email access, Web access, and Firewalled
> Security to providing a bridge between different computer platforms.
> Linux can bridge the gap between PC's and Macintosh's seamlessly, offer
> everyone in an office Internet access through one modem while still
> fulfilling its server tasks.
> Above all, Linux is efficient. A modern Pentium III computer running
> Linux in use as a central server will rarely use more than 40% of its
> processing capacity, which means more free cpu cycles to increase your
> business' productivity, and more scope to integrate new PC's into your
> office as your business develops.
>> Linux is Virus Free, Crash Free and Cost Free. If you feel your
> business can benefit from the head start Linux can give you, then the
> Linux.ie staff at the Windows World Exhibition will he happy to answer
> any questions you may have.
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colm at tuatha.org (personal) | colm.buckley at nwcgroup.com (business)
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