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ComputerWeekly: Linux E-mail Set-up Slashes Costs to £8 per User

May 07, 2003, 19:00 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Cliff Saran)

"Nottingham City Council has shattered the industry average for implementing large-scale e-mail systems, using open source tools.

"In the first year of the implementation the council has spent about £60,000 on a Suse Linux-based e-mail system for 7,500 users, at a cost of £8 per user.

"Richard Heggs, the systems analyst responsible for the council's e-mail system, said users are now sending 300,000 e-mail messages a month, a 400% increase on 2002..."

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