Linux misses Windows of opportunity

See, I am a fair sort of guy. On those occasions where Linux is dumped for Windows, I am quick to cover it. To be fair however, I have found these stories to be relatively rare for the most part…

Abandoning Linux for Windows was not a move Crest Electronics made lightly but in the end the decision was strictly business.

The company distributes audio and video accessories to retailers across Australia. Last November it began migrating to an SAP enterprise resource planning system running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0. Despite using a version of Linux certified by SAP and SAP-certified IBM servers, stability issues and the complexities of keeping Linux up to date and secure forced Crest Electronics to abandon Linux for Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition in July this year. [Read the rest]