Linked by Mark Tolliver on Thu 13th Sep 2007 08:14 UTC
Editorial The widespread acceptance of open source continues to grow as a cost-effective alternative to traditional network deployments. Well-known projects such as Linux have proven themselves to be in the enterprise environment, helping to dispel the fear, uncertainty and doubt preceding open source implementations. In the past two years, the industry has begun to shift from a total dependence on proprietary applications to a desire for more cost-effective, scalable and collaborative solutions.
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RE[4]: Response times
by dagw on Thu 13th Sep 2007 17:47 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Response times"
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It is silly to choose compatibility over security. It is wiser to choose reduced functionality than it is to choose reduced security.

That depends entirely on the application and situation. If the actual loss in productivity due to reduced functionality overshadows the cost of a potential security breach, then you probably want to reconsider. You want to find a balance between ease of use and security, taking into account all surrounding factors.

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