It’s been said that if one wants from other to avoid anything, should start with him. That exactly the case we see at Google. With the recent news and information, Google stopped offerings choice of OS to their employees’ worldwide. Now all Google employees worldwide can either choose Linux or Mac.
All over the Googleplex Microsoft based system need to drag till the dustbin considering the security issues The Financial Times said, after an attack on Windows and Internet Explorer 6 resulted in the theft of Google intellectual property, believed to be source code, late last year.
Microsoft has never been a friendly face inside the Googleplex, but Google’s engineering-driven culture and need to test its software on a variety of systems usually meant that at least some portion of its employees preferred the Windows environment. Some Google employees will still be able to use Windows machines, but they will have to get special permission, according to the report.
Later this year Google will begin directing employees toward Chrome OS systems, Google CEO Eric Schmidt told CIOs attending a Google seminar on cloud computing in April. Google believes the browser-based operating system will be “inherently more secure” than alternative operating systems, Schmidt said at that event.