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Tectonic: Pick 'n Pay Opens Up Network to Open Source Computer Labs

Feb 24, 2005, 22:45 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Dwayne Bailey for this link. ]

"Major corporations such as Pick 'n Pay typically run networks that allow for fast and efficient Internet and email access, allowing huge amounts of information to flow in and out of the organisation. But when employees go home at the end of the day these vast resources sit unused and underutilised. Now Pick 'n Pay has decided to put these extra resources to good use and connect the more than 80 school laboratories established by the tuXlabs programme to the Internet. The company is also donating equipment to make the needed connections possible, bringing the estimated bandwidth donation to around R1 million [US$171,700/€130,100]..."

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