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Business World (Philippines): Linux Promoted as Alternative OS in Corporate Market in RP

Jun 04, 1999, 11:47 (5 Talkback[s])

"Organizers of an upcoming conference on the Linux operating system (OS) are pushing for the system's adoption as an 'alternative OS' in the Philippine corporate market."

"IPhil is a major organizer of the conference, called 'Linux Conference '99: The First Philippine Open Source Conference,' which will be held on June 9 to 11."

"'The number of local users of Linux are fast-growing,' Mr. Contreras said. He said IPhil has been using Linux since 1995. Currently, companies using Linux include: San Miguel Corp., Jollibee Foods Corp., Digittal Telecommunications, Insular Life and Mariwasa Manufacturing."

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