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Stuff.nz: Inland Revenue Trials Linux

Oct 24, 2005, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Pullar-Strecker)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"Inland Revenue is trialling Linux on a handful of its 7000 personal computers and expects to decide next year whether to become the first government department to take a big punt on open source desktop software.

"The department has signed an umbrella contract with Novell that sets out the terms and conditions on which it can buy the SuSE distribution of Linux as well as a range of proprietary Novell software products. These include NetWare and ZenWorks, which it uses to handle email and project management..."

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