Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) is a popular enterprise server that is based on open source software. As IT teams struggle with its proprietary ecosystem and increasingly expensive licensing and support fees, more are migrating to CentOS Linux. In addition to being functionally equivalent to RHEL, CentOS is also free because it is maintained by an open source community.
In this paper, CIO Magazine explains:
- The business case for migrating to CentOS, including typical cost savings and the benefits of an open source ecosystem.
- How to get enterprise-level support for CentOS that is equivalent to the levels provided by Red Hat.
- How to identify migration candidates, what a typical migration roadmap looks like, and best practices for success.