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

Fri Jul 23 19:31:45 UTC 2010
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Kurt Hansen wrote:
> 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.

Should I start with "Dear Untrained and unqualified amateur"?

> 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).
> Finally does anyone have any contacts in Spain that you coud recommend
> for something like this?
> "
> End of quoted message.
> Take care,
> Kurt Hansen
> CharityWeb
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