ZDNet UK: IBM: ‘Inertia’ Holding Back Government Desktop Linux Adoption

“Senior IBM executives have signalled that a few key government
departments moving to Linux on the desktop will have a domino-like
effect on the rest of the public sector.

“Speaking at an IBM round-table event in London on Thursday,
IBM’s public sector business development executive Jeremy Wray said
that the single biggest factor holding back government departments
from migrating to the Linux desktop was inertia. ‘At the moment
public sector departments lack a compelling reason to act,’ he

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