Computerworld: Big Vendors Lead Leap to Linux
Jan 20, 2004, 20:00 (4 Talkback[s])
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"Miami-Dade County's government operations have around 15,000
users, and the county's IT officials would love nothing more than
to cut licensing costs by adopting a Linux desktop strategy.
"'We're all looking for something that will work as well [as
Windows] but doesn't cost as much,' said Gary Gray, the Florida
county's systems support manager. But Miami-Dade isn't ready to
risk interoperability and productivity limitations by taking the
desktop Linux leap. 'We're going to let the big people try this out
first,' he said..."