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The Techsploder: Norwegian 'Linux Showcase' Kills Tux Migration

Aug 30, 2006, 13:30 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Juha Saarinen)

"Bergen Council in Norway made headlines in 2004 when it announced that it would rip out HP/UX servers and Microsoft Windows desktops in favour of Novell/SuSE Linux. It was meant to be one of the largest Linux migration projects in Europe, with over 50,000 users.

"The idea was to provide a cost-effective IT infrastructure and avoid single-vendor lock-in, according to then Bergen Council IT manager, Janicke Runshaug Foss..."

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