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LinuxPR: Olliance Consulting Group to lead Open Source Study for U.S. Navy

Jan 30, 2002, 11:42 (0 Talkback[s])
"Olliance Consulting Group has been selected by the Open-Source Software Institute (OSSI) to lead a coalition of industry vendors in a study of open-source technology's feasibility for the Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO).

The Open-Source Software Institute (OSSI), a non-profit organization comprised of high-tech industry, government agency and academic entity representatives, recently entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the Naval Oceanographic Office, based at Stennis Space Center.

The purpose of this CRADA is to facilitate an exchange of information between NAVOCEANO and OSSI that will (1) produce a technical study concerning the application of open-source software at NAVOCEANO, (2) engage the application of open-source software methodologies and techniques to the vast repositories of application software at NAVOCEANO, (3) provide access to the Government of the intellectual capabilities of OSSI and the open-source industry, and (4) provide a beta test site for the concepts and procedures of OSSI."

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