TechRepublic: Who said Linux couldn't make you money?

Monday, May 24, 2010 --

Jack Wallen writes:

Many times I have considered this very thing: Open a consultancy that focused primarily on Linux and open source. I knew there had to be a way to make it work. Many scoffed and said it couldn’t be done, that open source wouldn’t sell. Of course now that I’ve been working with a consultancy firm I see how easy it is to make money supporting Windows (it breaks ALL the time!). Linux, on the other hand, is a hard sell to those who make money babysitting operating systems.

But someone has done it, and done it well. That someone? The Linux Box.

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