French Education Ministry Completes Migration to Red Hat

“France’s ministry for education has migrated 2,500 servers
across its 30 local education authorities to Red Hat Enterprise
Linux, in line with the ministry’s open-source investment strategy
to avoid problems associated with vendor lock-in.

“The ministry said that in order to avoid the growing costs
associated with proprietary licences and forced upgrade cycles it
was migrating to open standards-based software and hardware
solutions, ensuring interoperability and vendor independence for
its IT systems…”

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