Gartner.com: Chinese Firms Could Benefit From Microsoft's Loss in ChinaJan 04, 2002, 14:38 (27 Talkback[s])
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"On 28 December 2001, the Beijing municipal government selected several vendors to provide operating system (OS), office automation (OA) and antivirus software for government PCs acquired without copyrighted software. Beijing selected only Chinese companies, including Red Flag (for its Linux OS) and Kingsoft (for its WPS Office OA product). Microsoft, which was among the seven vendors that bid for the contract, was the only one not selected.
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