Of course, that makes no sense. Munich happened. Extremadura happened. The French National Police happened. Google happened. Indian banks happened. Wall Street happened. It’s not always hard to do and the benefits can be huge:
“I have personally witnessed one IT director and his staff running from server to server, room to room all day long, several days a week just trying to keep their stuff alive. There I sat in the same office but next to a perfectly good Linux server handling about the same number of users with an up time of over 120 days. I assure you I was not doing daily maintenance, worrying about failures, or running around like this. “
Businesses can and do run GNU/Linux on their clients, especially if they are thin clients, they use web-applications or a GNU/Linux application will do the jobs businesses need done.
See Migrating from Windows XP to VDI, Linux or BYOD. Is it a Non-Starter?.