"Linux use is growing faster than the talent pool needed to support it. Here's how IT managers see the problem and what they're doing about it.
Customers of GAF3 Solutions tell the technology services provider that they want to use Linux because they hear it's reliable, robust and relatively inexpensive. But a customer recently balked at the one-month delay to install a Linux server. Why such a long wait? GAF3's Linux expert was overextended, says George A. Fitch III, president and CEO of the Dover, N.H.-based company.
High demand has Fitch wondering if he should charge extra for Linux-related work. If he does, he wouldn't be alone."