"The government is seriously studying various issues relating to
the usage of Linux open systems in the public sector and in
government schools, according to the parliamentary secretary to
Energy, Communications and Multimedia Ministry Chia Kwang Chye.
"'Issues and challenges in adoption of new technologies,
including migration, training and change management, are being
seriously looked at before implementation is carried out to realise
the potential benefits,' Chia said in Kuala Lumpur yesterday.
"He said after the launch of IBM Malaysia's RM4mil Linux
solutions centre that over 25 government agencies were already
using the Linux platforms in its operations..."