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Last week’s LinuxWorld Conference & Expo drew a broad cross section of users, from cautious onlookers trying to gauge how Linux and other open-source software could fit into their organizations to converts hoping to expand their use of such technologies.
For example, Hai Nguyen, a branch-office server administrator at Sierra Pacific Mortgage Inc., said he was searching for data backup and disaster recovery tools for the Linux and open-source infrastructure he supports at the in Folsom, Calif.-based mortgage company.
Stewart Savage, director of IT at the Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District in Fairfield, Calif., said the school system first brought Linux into its data center in 2002, primarily to cut costs.