Blog : Linux
When IT Managers get asked why they prefer Windows over Linux, the excuse is often given that it would be too expensive to run Linux as they would need to retrain staff or hire a specialist. Other reasons given are software compatibility and “lack of support”. I have been a hardcore Open Source fanatic for […]
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Linux Security Tips

Linux security is often overlooked in the mistaken assumption that security is built in. While this may be true to a certain extent, not taking any security measures makes you a target. No security often indicates to an attacker that the server administrator is possibly inexperienced and an easy target. At Host Africa, we care […]
  IT Infrastructure is an often underrated and misjudged part of IT. The observation is sometimes made that “any techie can do it”. The unfortunate reality is that many do ! What is this “Infra” – Structure ? Infrastructure is also sometimes confused with architecture. This is not too much of a stretch as infrastructure […]
Business and Linux – in the same sentence ? The impression often exists that Linux is reserved for the desktop hobbyist and servers only. After all, aren’t all the business applications written for Windows. A less known fact is that some big business run whole divisions on ONLY linux for their desktop usage. This saves […]
WINDOWS Pros Cons Integration: Almost everything works or is compatible with windows Security: Windows is the most widely used platform. It naturally draws the most malware. Support: A lot of Support in the form of forums, Microsoft Technet and user Q & A sessions Cost:  Although it is sometimes included in the purchase price of […]

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