I don't know if this is the correct forum for this but I would be interested
in getting people's reaction.
Although I am not a 'hacker' I personally have been a long time GNU/Linux user
I have work in IT systems sales / business development in Ireland for over 10
Over the last few years I have noted some serious take-up of GNU/Linux in
major organisations in Ireland and particularly in the financial services
industry both overseas and in Ireland.
I am interested to gauge the level of corporate interest in the use of
GNU/Linux and open source in Ireland and would be interested in helping to
promote a high profile GNU/Linux conference/workshop to senior IT managers and
directors at a corporate level and looking at such area as promoting
GNU/Linux desktop usage in Ireland. I believe that while is still very
strong resistance from the MS promoters there is also a very compelling
business case to be made in specific cases.
I would very much welcome people's comments. Are senior managers/IT directors
ready to look at a five year implementation plan within their organisation to
move core IT infrastructure from closed to open source?
email: cmulloy at esatclear.ie
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