Linux = Lean?

Kenney, Brad
June 2007
Industry Week/IW;Jun2007, Vol. 256 Issue 6, p53
Trade Publication
The article discusses the benefits of using Linux to reduce information technology (IT) wastes in the manufacturing industry. According to Lucy Guatta of Novell Inc. migrating into Linux-based system offers manufacturers reduced IT costs, dynamic allocation of resources using virtualization technology and automation of systems management across the enterprise. Another benefit is its modular nature, which allows developers to tailor the software to suit their needs.


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