"Every network or sysadmin has a number of big obstacles to overcome. Aside from the stupidity and insecurity of people (namely users), there are physical issues and
-- possibly the most difficult to deal with -- middle management.
Recently, Linux has been touted as a way to get middle management and department heads to use Unix.
But in reality, BSD is more like what they'd want to see, and OpenBSD in particular makes working around them an easy task." More at OSOpinion.com.