Russian Postal Service Wears Red Hat

“Russian Post and American company Red Hat signed the Protocol
of intentions on IT development based on open freeware earlier this
month. Andrey Pogodin, Deputy Director General of FSUE Russian Post
and Jim Whitehurst, President of Red Hat signed the document within
the framework of meeting. The parties agreed to join efforts to
implement operating system Linux and other software products with
open code in Russian Post’s IT-structure.

“Transfer to freeware products helps to safe immense sum of
money the enterprise presently spends on software for wide Russian
Post’s network…”

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