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ZDNet Australia: Linux Marches on Microsoft in NSW

Mar 24, 2006, 19:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Iain Ferguson)

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"IBM and Novell's inking of contracts to formally become members of the NSW government's Linux and open source panel should finally start delivering some real competition in state procurement.

"The panel format not only allows agencies to select services and solutions directly from a list of approved vendors, slashing procurement costs, but provides a formal contractual framework designed to increase purchasing officers' confidence in Linux and open source offerings..."

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