The Observer: NHS May Ditch Microsoft on Costs
Dec 08, 2003, 14:00 (22 Talkback[s])
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"The National Health Service, Britain's biggest employer, is
considering ditching Microsoft software after a row over mounting
"Richard Granger, NHS IT director, has ordered a trial of a
Linux-based system from Sun Microsystems as part of a £2.3
billion computer modernisation plan. The plan could see Java
Desktop software rolled out across the NHS's 1 million staff and
800,000 computers to replace Microsoft's Windows operating system
and Office suite of programmes..."