Open source software has been around for decades, but the modern open source movement has completely changed the software landscape. It used to be that a small business seeking to run an e-mail, web, file or voice-over-IP server, let alone workstations had to pay through the nose for proprietary solutions that while often were well supported, were so cost prohibitive that the financial overhead imposed significant margin compression.
Many startups fail because of financial issues. Moving forward too fast with spending, before determining a sound business plan and budget. The best way to avoid these shortfalls is to start off modestly.
Now that Linux is no longer a new word in the small business vocabulary it’s time to consider where it may fit in to your company. Running a small business has a lot to do with managing resources efficiently and enhancing productivity wherever possible. Open source software can help.
Choosing the right computer repair shop for your needs may seem like a difficult task, but it doesn’t have to be.
These are the keys to being successful without having it be stressful from my 11 years of experience as a small business owner. Please feel free to use these tips to help you find more success with your work.