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New Zealand Herald: BGH Opts for Linux and Thin Clients

Sep 30, 2003, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Mt Maunganui-based BGH Group has avoided paying for operating system and office productivity software in its move from 'dumb terminals' to a 'thin client' PC network.

"IT manager Craig Pope has taken the organisation down the open source software path by choosing the free Linux operating system over Microsoft Windows and the free Open Office productivity package over Microsoft Office.

"The network also uses cut-down PCs linked into the server through a Linux thin client system called Firefly-X developed by Auckland open source firm and Gen-i subsidiary Asterisk..."

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