GSA Makes the Case for Open Source

“Casey Coleman, the chief information officer of the General
Services Administration, spoke at a Federal Open Source Alliance
Web seminar held earlier today.

“Coleman noted that the GSA does indeed use a wide variety of
open source programs. The agency started using open source for
information systems, though is increasingly using the software for
transactional mission-critical systems. For instance, the agency is
using the JBoss application server for many of its acquisitions
systems, and Linux for its data centers…”