Yeah, I know it’s everybodies favorite buzz word, but here’s some software that will try and free you from buying Windows Servers, Group Policies are good

To me, the idea behind the Open Source Enterprise is to reduce cost, improve flexibility & maintainability. It’s likely that there will always be a need for Windows desktops in most SMEs, unless it’s a clean sheet site & you can avoid getting locked in at the start. With tools like these, you should still be able to carry on reduing your Windows count.