Australian IT: Alston Opens Agencies to Linux
Nov 06, 2002, 16:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Caitlin Fitzsimmons)
[ Thanks to Krisno for this link. ]
"The Federal Government has given its blessing to Commonwealth
departments and agencies to investigate and adopt open-source
"IT Minister Richard Alston said he was impressed with the cost
savings open source had to offer.
"The Department of Veterans' Affairs, Centrelink and the Bureau
of Meteorology recently made separate decisions to move part of
their IT infrastructure to the Linux operating system, an open
source Unix derivative..."