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Atul Chitnis Exocore Consulting. The Corporate OpenSource Desktop. About me. Technology Consultant Appropriate Technologies Exocore Consulting Director and CTO PCQuest PCQ Linux Initiative Linux & OpenSource Since 1994. Agenda. The Ultimate Battle Perception v/s Reality

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about me
About me
  • Technology Consultant
    • Appropriate Technologies
  • Exocore Consulting
    • Director and CTO
  • PCQuest
    • PCQ Linux Initiative
  • Linux & OpenSource
    • Since 1994
agenda
Agenda
  • The Ultimate Battle
  • Perception v/s Reality
  • The Real State of Things
the ultimate battle1
The Ultimate Battle
  • The Server Battle is over
  • Unix and Linux servers
    • Domination increasing
perceptions
Perceptions
  • Servers are invisible
  • “The Network is the Computer”
  • “The Desktop is the Computer”
perceptions1
Perceptions
  • Visible side of computing
  • “He who controls the desktop...”
  • 250 Million Windows desktops
  • Applications and Services
reality
Reality
  • Moving to the Web
    • Business functionality
    • Personal Productivity
  • PC Market has stagnated
  • Internet Devices are appearing
  • “.NET” is the new battle cry
desktop issues
Desktop Issues
  • Obsolescence of equipment
  • Licensing costs
    • Per seat
    • Per annum
  • Security issues
    • Viruses
    • Crackers
  • Applications
meet joe ramaswamy
Meet Joe Ramaswamy
  • Age: 27
  • Occupation: Manager
  • Education: Graduate
  • Experience: 4 years
  • Computer: Standard Pentium 3
  • Technical Savvy: Enough to get by
joe s work pc requirements
Joe\'s Work PC Requirements
  • Wordprocessing
  • Spreadsheet
  • Presentations
  • Web Browsing
  • E-Mail
  • Instant Messaging
  • Accounting.
additional requirements
Additional Requirements
  • Affordable
  • Legal
  • Functional
  • Longlasting
  • Protected.
and for those die hards
And for those die-hards
  • Linux can run Windows applications
    • Microsoft Office
    • Lotus Notes
    • Games
  • Applications ported to Linux
    • e.g. Tally, Yahoo Messenger, Games, etc.
who stands to benefit
Who stands to benefit
  • Students
  • Homes
  • Businesses
  • Governments.
what you need to do
What you need to do
  • Try it.
  • Don\'t listen to “motivated” vendors
  • Ignore marketing terms
    • Total Cost of Ownership
    • Return on Investment
    • Real Cost of Ownership
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RedHat Linux 8.0

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OpenOffice 1.01

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IBM Thinkpad 770 (from 1997)

Pentium 1, 233 MHz, 128 MB RAM

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