Computerworld.NZ: Kachingo Winner was Linux
Apr 11, 2003, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The Kachingo customer rewards system may have been a failure in
New Zealand, but the system it ran on, Linux RedHat [sic]
6.2, has been hailed as a roaring success.
"Global Online Systems, which ran the IT side of Kachingo, says
it went with Linux for a number of commercial reasons, which the
open source operating system lived up to.
"'We chose Linux because of our ability to customise it, its
reliability and the low cost of deployment,' says Noel Duckworth,
technology manager for Global Online, 'and we were able to achieve
everything we wanted with it...'"
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