Episode 10 - Staffing for Medium and Large sized Businesses

On this weeks show we cover the following News Items:
Red Hat and Software Freedom Law Center ask Supreme Court to make software not patentable
Cloud outages this week
Linux is becoming 60% of the Smart Phone Market

The Topic of the week - Staffing for Linux part 3 -  Medium and Size Businesses
Joe and Brian discuss in greater detail the things you should consider when staffing for Linux in a Large to Medium Sized Business.  This is the final segment on staffing for Linux for now.  Next time we will talk about our recommendations for a pilot project to get linux up and showing off what it can do.

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This episode can be found here and runs 45 minutes 47 Seconds.


Brian Wagner

Brian started working with *nix in while a student at Kent State University in the early 90's. In 1995, as an E-Mail Administrator for Caliber Technology (now part of Fedex) he was tasked with administering Sendmail on both Slackware Linux and Solaris Systems. His first home install of Linux was MkLinux DR1 in 1996 on his 60 Mhz PowerMac. Since then Brian has been working and consulting on Linux and it's uses in the Enterprise to support everything from E-Mail, Firewalls, Web and File serving to custom cluster solutions and grid solutions. Brian has had the opportunity to work in both Fortune 500 companies and small 2 person organizations. This has given him the unique insight into the differences every size business faces.