Ubuntu Linux Competitors and Alternatives

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Anonymous User
Real User
Sales Engineer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Mar 04 2018

What is most valuable?

Enterprise support is available for our customers. Pre-RHEL, I used Red Hat desktop for personal PC.

How has it helped my organization?

The company that I worked for that employed RHEL was a PACS (Picture Archiving and Communication System - think of an... more»

What needs improvement?

Support.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

I was an engineer, never discussed pricing.

Which solutions did we use previously?

I have used lots of flavors of Linux going back to 1995. Enterprise support was the reason Red Hat was selected.

What other advice do I have?

My advice: Kickstart is your friend.
Nikolay Nikolov
Real User
IT Administrator at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Jul 27 2017

What is most valuable?

The Ubuntu LTS server is very stable. I use Ubuntu on most of my servers and I'm very pleased.

How has it helped my organization?

Updates on packages are the main reason that I use the Ubuntu server. With this tool, my servers are up-to-date and... more»

What needs improvement?

I think it should only be for the desktop. Maybe it is good idea to say goodbye to Unity and say hello again to Gnome.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Use Linux. It is free!

Which solutions did we use previously?

I used SlackWare, then Debian. My most important servers are still using Debian, but the other ones are Ubuntu servers.

What other advice do I have?

Ubuntu is a very stable Linux. I highly recommend it.
Anonymous User
Real User
Applications & Systems Administrator at a university with 501-1,000 employees
Aug 03 2017

What do you think of CentOS?

What is most valuable?: Command Line Cost Ease of maintenance With Linux, you can do a lot on the command line. Once a Linux server has been built, it tends to be stable with no performance leakage. • How has it helped my organization?: Scalability Security Performance • What needs improvement?: I would like it to be more intuitive. There could be better help facilities. However, I guess the GUI can be fairly intuitive. • What do I think about the stability of the solution?: I did not encounter any issues with stability. • What do I think about the scalability of the solution?: I did not encounter any issues with scalability. • How is customer service and technical support?: I would rate the level of technical as OK. • Which solutions did we use...

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