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eWeek: Australian City Agency Switches to Sun's StarOffice

Aug 19, 2004, 14:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Galli)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"Sun Microsystems on Wednesday announced another customer win away from Microsoft. This time, the Australian government of New South Wales will migrate 1,500 of its users in the Roads and Traffic Authority from Microsoft Outlook to Sun's StarOffice productivity suite and Messaging products.

"The move, which aims to increase security and reduce escalating software and maintenance costs, is expected to result in projected annual cost savings of 20 percent, or $1.5 million ($2 million AUS) a year..."

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