Migrate to Linux when old systems become expensive

  • If you can port your customer's existing software to Linux, or retain software that is vital to the organization. Heavily customized or proprietary software will be harder to port.
  • When you can provide Linux-inexperienced customers with support and solutions to handle migration pitfalls.
  • When you want to save customers money by implementing a migration strategy from expensive Unix to open source Linux.
  • When Unix systems are aging and need to be migrated anyway.

Learn more about when to move from Unix to Linux at SearchOpenSource.com.

Unix-to-Linux migration considerations

 Home: Introduction
 Part 1: Unix-to-Linux migration benefits
 Part 2: Why move from Unix to Linux
 Part 3: When to move from Unix to Linux
 Part 4: When not to move from Unix to Linux

This was first published in January 2007

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