CNET News: French Tax Office Takes Up Open Source
Aug 05, 2004, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The French internal revenue service announced on Thursday that
it has chosen JBoss's open-source application server to run the
next version of its tax applications.
"The move comes as part of a French ministry initiative called
'Copernic' that will overhaul entire information technology
infrastructure of the country's tax system. The ministry considered
tenders for a Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) application server.
Although the tax agency did not reveal which companies JBoss bid
against, it is thought that IBM's WebSphere, BEA's WebLogic and
Oracle software were tendered..."