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..."