Corporate migration to a Linux desktop requires rigorous premigration
planning to succeed. The goal of migration is to finish with a Linux desktop
that is cost-effective and responsive to the organization's needs. Without
proper data center planning, the migration won't meet this goal and can
become a technical and organizational challenge.
During premigration planning, it's crucial to answer the questions: What can
I migrate? What do I need to migrate? How much is it going to cost? Who's
going to do it? And when is it going to happen?
It's useful to keep in mind what the organization's IT requirements will be
in the future, what the current hardware lifecycle is, and what the time
frame is for software licensing.
A company or agency determined to move IT towards web-based applications for
key business activities can easily switch to a Linux desktop with a browser