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Linux Rare at Legal Firms, Except for Security

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In the increasingly Microsoft-dominated land of law firms, Linux deployments remain just about nil, but security appliances are starting to stand out as one exception, according to attorneys and IT folks attending LegalTech.

At the recent national show in New York City, partners from small to mid-size law firms said that while they're aware of the cost savings that Linux might provide, they'd much rather go with Windows anyway.

Generally, the partners cited a lack of in-house Linux technical staff as the chief reason why.

"But corporate law is another thing entirely."

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