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Australian State Snubs Linux and Vista for 100,000 PCs

Apr 18, 2007, 14:15 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rodney Gedda)

"Talk about new desktop operating systems may be at an all-time high, but the government of Australian state Queensland has no intention to progress from the six-year-old Windows XP for more than 100,000 computers to be purchased over the next three years.

"Queensland Purchasing, part of Queensland Department of Public Works, has released a standing offer arrangement for the provision of desktop personal computers, portable computers and servers, which will allow some 26 agencies--everything from health to police and transport--to purchase a standard operating environment..."

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