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BNAmericas/LinuxInsider: Venezuela's MED Saves $2.1 Million with Open Source

Dec 01, 2004, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Venezuela's education and sports ministry (MED) believes it has saved up to 4 billion bolivares (US$2.1 million [€1.6 million]) this year by implementing open-source platforms in its data center servers, according to information published by the government.

"The ministry now uses servers running on open-source operating systems for network management and web services as well as to store information on employees, vacations and vehicle access..."

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