TechNewsWorld: Government Helps Make China a Linux Hot Spot
Jul 27, 2005, 20:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sumner Lemon, Dan Nystedt)
"Linux usage is rising quickly in Asia, thanks in part to
widespread support for the open-source operating system among
governments in the region. But the real driving force behind the
growing adoption of Linux in Asia is the business community's need
for lower IT costs.
"The key to lowering technology costs is to choose open-source
software and commodity hardware, says Linda Brigance, CIO at
FedEx's Asia-Pacific operations, speaking to Chinese IT managers at
a recent conference in Shanghai..."