ABS-CBN: Red Hat Pushes Wider Use of Open-Source Computing
Sep 27, 2004, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"One of the world's largest providers of Linux software on
Monday said the Philippines has great potential for developing
open-source computing because Filipinos have a thorough
understanding of its value: that Linux is more cost-effective,
scalable, and has more robust architecture than proprietary
software like Microsoft Windows.
"Although proprietary systems such as Microsoft software still
dominate the local market, Red Hat vice president for Asia-Pacific
Steve McWhirter believes Linux and open source would eventually
expand as more Filipinos become aware of its power and cost..."