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New Zealand Herald: Cheesemaker Finds Linux Hard to Beat

Aug 07, 2002, 11:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Adam Gifford)

"Kapiti Cheese has chosen to run its new enterprise software system, MFG Pro from QAD, on the open source Red Hat Linux operating system.

"Financial controller Alan Bird said the operating system decision came down to cost, reliability and familiarity.

"QAD's Australia and New Zealand managing director, Gordon Fleming, said about 40 of the 5400 MFG Pro sites worldwide were on Linux.

"'We have found it to be robust technically, certainly not less so than NT,' said Fleming. 'We just don't get support calls regarding that platform...'"

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