[CentOS] Small Business support for *nix systems in Spain

Fri Jul 23 19:31:12 UTC 2010
Eero Volotinen <eero.volotinen at iki.fi>

2010/7/23 Kurt Hansen <khansen at charityweb.net>:
> Hello,
> This message just came across on another mailing list I am on. The
> little dig on Unix as being old and Windows being new got me annoyed so
> I wanted to reply, but with some real contacts that he asks for at the end.
> I figured there might be some folks who could help him out. Feel free to
> reply on list or to me, and I will forward on your contact info.
> Message follows:
> "
> Our company has 30 shops that connect to a central server where the
> point -of-sale software runs, and is currently operating on Unix (it´s
> an old system we acquired when we bought another company). It seems
> obvious we have to replace this Unix architecture with something more
> modern (and better able to manage our growing needs). The computer
> consultants we work with have suggested two options:
> - Moving to Windows Terminal server (cheaper)
> - Moving to Citrix with virtualized servers (more expensive but
> apparently much faster and more powerful).
> Does anybody have any experience wotking on Citrix (or Windows Terminal
> Server) and have any views on them?
> Are there better options available for small to mid sized companies (we
> currently have 50 or so users logging it but expect to grow to 150-200
> relatively quickly).

Replacing old Unix with modern Linux like Centos :)

LTSP or NoMachine (NX) based terminals are cool.