Operating system (OS) for business: Which solution is best?

Peerspot users review the highest reviewed solutions in the operating system (OS) for business market.



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Linux is one of the world’s most dominant operating systems (OS), with widespread adoption across industries and emerging technologies. However, Linux-based OS’ are not the only systems that businesses use, and there are multiple use cases for other options. However, selecting the right OS for business can be tricky, particularly when organisations are still figuring out what they require from their new system.

Over 540,000 professionals have used Peerspot research to inform their purchasing decisions. Its latest paper looks at the highest rated OS for business vendors, profiling each and examining what they can offer enterprise.

Here’s a breakdown of the key players currently active in the market:


Average Rating: 8.2

Top Comparison: Oracle Linux

Overview: Provides a free and open-source computing platform to anyone who wishes to use it.

Google Chrome Enterprise

Average Rating: 7.0

Top Comparison: Windows 10

Overview:  Combines Chrome OS and Chrome Browser to enable work in the cloud.

openSUSE Leap

Average Rating: 9.5

Top Comparison: SUSE Linux Enterprise

Overview: A brand new way of building openSUSE and that is a new type of hybrid Linux distribution.

Oracle Linux

Average Rating: 8.0

Top Comparison: RHEL

Overview: A powerful open-source foundation product optimised for building both private and

public cloud infrastructure. It provides a secure, scalable, and flexible platform for running cloud native applications.

Oracle Solaris

Average Rating: 8.4

Top Comparison: Oracle Linux

Overview: A complete, secure, enterprise-grade cloud platform. From built-in, near zero-overhead virtualisation and to scalable data management, it gives businesses everything they need to build enterprise clouds.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

Average Rating: 8.6

Top Comparison: Oracle Linux

Overview: Combines the reliability, scalability, and performance of Linux with technologies that meet the specific requirements of SAP workloads.

SUSE Linux Enterprise

Average Rating: 9.0

Top Comparison: RHEL

Overview: A modern and modular OS that helps simplify multimodal IT, makes traditional IT infrastructure efficient, and provides an engaging platform for developers.

Ubuntu Linux

Average Rating: 8.6

Top Comparison: Oracle Linux

Overview: Super-fast, easy to use and free, this operating system powers millions of desktops, netbooks, and servers around the world.

Windows Server

Average Rating: 8.1

Top Comparison: Windows 10

Overview: The most cloud-ready server Microsoft has ever built. It has big improvements in security, software-defined infrastructure, and technologies to help developers build modern microservice based applications, in the cloud or on-site.

Windows 10

Average Rating: 8.3

Top Comparison: Windows Server

Overview: Offers powerful IT device management and security features for business. 

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