The Swedish National Police Move to an Open Source Infrastructure…

“MySQL AB [has] announced that the Swedish National Police is
implementing an enterprise-wide project for building all future IT
systems on an open source software (‘OSS’) infrastructure based
upon Linux, MySQL and JBoss. Several existing systems are currently
being migrated and all future projects will be developed on this
OSS foundation.

“‘Our primary aims are to cut costs and reduce the risk of
vendor lock-in while maintaining the high reliability and security
inherent in police work,’ said Per-Ola Sjöswärd,
Executive IT-strategist for the Swedish National Police…”