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Australian IT: NSW RTA Makes Open Source Move

Jun 25, 2004, 04:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Simon Hayes)

[ Thanks to Overchargedbydart for this link. ]

"THE NSW Government has made official its push into open source, launching a $1.5 million deployment of what may be the state's largest-ever rollout of open source software on the desktop.

"The NSW Roads and Traffic Authority--traditionally a big Microsoft user--is tipping savings of $2 million a year from the rollout of Sun Microsystems' Star Office package to registry managers and the Mozilla browser and email client to 1500 computers used by the authority's front counter staff in vehicle registries across the state..."

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