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Network World: Schools Save Big with Open Source

Jul 12, 2006, 14:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Gaskin)


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"I asked before about success stories of schools using Open Source Software. Here's a few examples with dollars attached.

"Reader John sends in the first story, detailing his $100,000 savings. Yes, $100,000.

"'Our school has been running the Linux terminals for students for over two years. We currently have 110 student terminals available. We use OpenOffice for our student and faculty. The conversion has been a great success, savings are over $100,000 while our users remain satisfied with the computer tools they have available...'"

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