"A prominent New Zealand Linux site is to ditch the open source
operating system over the next 12 to 18 months, but not for reasons
"MasterTrade, acquired by Australia's Crane Group in December
2001, will be part of Crane's Australasia-wide rollout of JD
Edwards' OneWorld on Unix and will ultimately drop the Red Hat
Linux it runs on 300 desktops in 45 branches nationwide.
"MasterTrade, a Christchurch-based building supplier, has merged
with Cory's Electrical, also owned by Crane. Cory's began running
NCD ThinStars off MasterTrade's RedHat Linux server in June..."