Linux.com: College Puts KBOX to the Test
Dec 21, 2006, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Oregon's Portland Community College is one of the largest
community colleges in the country, with 90,000 students, five
campuses, and a huge network to manage. PCC's policy is to use open
source software whenever possible because of its enhanced value.
When Technology Solutions Services Customer Support Manager Michael
Heuer wanted to find a way to streamline network management, he
turned to KBOX, an appliance built on an open source
"'We have a volatile environment,' Heuer says. 'We are trying to
manage PCs across multiple locations, and we're using a lot of
different software packages. It's quite a challenge. Trying to keep
track of the software licensing count, and where the software was
installed, took a lot of manual effort...'