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CRN: Linux Technology Making Headway Into Government

Jan 30, 2000, 15:56 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Integrator Government Technology Services Inc. finalized an agreement with Red Hat Inc. to market Linux to the federal government, an indication the operating system is making headway into government IT environments."

"GTSI, a large government reseller based here, began looking for a Linux partner after its customers started inquiring about the operating system, said GTSI Chairman Dendy Young."

"We are sensitive to what our customers are interested in," Young said. "Our business is to make it easy for our customers to buy technology products. So as our customers have started to demand Linux, we wanted to build a portfolio of solution sets for them that facilitated that."

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