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Major South Korean Pharmaceutical Company Ditches Windows for Ubuntu

Aug 01, 2014, 11:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Silviu Stahie)

South Korea has been very friendly with Microsoft and its products, so it's understandable why succeeding in that country with an open source product would be very difficult. Canonical is now trying to make a dent there with its Ubuntu operating system. Canonical published some very interesting details about a South Korean company called Bukwang Pharmaceuticals, which ditched most of its Windows OSes for Ubuntu and saved a lot of money. On top of the obvious savings, it also got a lot of good press, and other businesses found out that it can be done.

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