In 2008, HP started shipping OEM PCs with Linux preinstalled. SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) from Novell was shipped with a business PC the HP Compaq dc5850 . A fully preloaded desktop system with Linux operating system costs $519. You can download Knoppix here.
Many companies, even small businesses are starting to offer video overviews of their products on websites like YouTube, Google Video, Revver and more.
For example take a look at reseller Vibrant Technologies. They sell used IT hardware like servers storage and networking equipments. They’ve posted videos on Google Video on “Used Servers” and “Used Cisco” showing off their refurbished products. Since their clients are IT users they will surely take a look at these videos and get to know Vibrant and their server and networking products better. This is one example of a small business that is leveraging video technologies, and there are many, many, many more
There are a number of different kinds of web hosting in the world today and what people find ultimately is that the larger amount of choice makes things more competitive which in turn serves to drive down the prices and ensure that people are able to buy cheap web hosting if that is what they specifically want.
For some people however, that really is not what they want. ecommerce hosting is not something that people ultimately want to be really cheap. There is a difference between cheap and cost effective; something that costs a low amount of money to the exclusion of all else is cheap while something that costs an amount of money that you can easily recoup through its use is cost effective.
For many people, Linux hosting can be very cost effective because of the advantages that it has over Windows hosting in the area of greater mobility of freedom to do advanced coding in many areas.
Pyro is a new desktop environment for Linux built on Mozilla Firefox, which tries to integrate the Web and modern desktop computing.
The entire computer screen is redrawn as a Web Page, using Firefox. Basically Pyro acts as a windows manager which displays Web content as well as other applications. It use Window compositing – the latest Linux technology.
Dell had earlier introduced Linux desktops in USA and now these desktops will be available internationally. This will announced at Linuxworld in August 2007.
They also plan to offer Ubuntu Linux desktops to small business customers in USA