Network World: Schools Save Big with Open Source
Jul 12, 2006, 14:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Gaskin)
WEBINAR: On-demand webcast
How to Boost Database Development Productivity on Linux, Docker, and Kubernetes with Microsoft SQL Server 2017 REGISTER >
"I asked before about success stories of schools using Open
Source Software. Here's a few examples with dollars attached.
"Reader John sends in the first story, detailing his $100,000
savings. Yes, $100,000.
"'Our school has been running the Linux terminals for students
for over two years. We currently have 110 student terminals
available. We use OpenOffice for our student and faculty. The
conversion has been a great success, savings are over $100,000
while our users remain satisfied with the computer tools they have