LinuxWorld Australia: NT Govt Eyes Linux in $35M Desktop Overhaul
May 11, 2005, 16:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rodney Gedda)
"Northern Territory's department of corporate and information
systems (DCIS) has issued a white paper requesting proposals for
its second generation whole of government desktop outsourcing
contract which includes provisions for an open source solution.
"The document was released on May 10 and states that the
existing contract with CSC will cease in June 2006 so DCIS can
refocus the desktop contracts to 'substantially lower the overall
cost to government...'"