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Yahoo/BusinessWeek: Linux Moves In On The Desktop

Feb 17, 2004, 17:30 (3 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"The doctors at Capital Cardiology Associates, with seven offices in New York and Massachusetts, pride themselves on latching on to the latest medical gizmos. But now they're pioneering in a different tech realm: computers. Employees at the 160-person company have traded in PCs running Microsoft Corp.'s Windows for machines using the up-and-coming Linux operating system.

"It spent more than $400,000 on a complete tech upgrade, but its president, Dr. Augustin DeLago, believes the investment will pay off handsomely over time in better security for patients' records and easier management of technology. 'We're a small company, but I think we're out ahead on something,' says Dr. DeLago..."

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