TechWorld: A Fifth of Japanese Businesses Have Gone Open Source
Jul 05, 2005, 15:15 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Over a fifth of Japanese businesses are using open-source
operating systems, most thanks to lower costs, according to a
report by the Japanese government.
"So far, 21 percent of Japanese companies have already
introduced open-source OSes including Linux, FreeBSD and OpenBSD
systems, while 22 percent either have plans to deploy, or are
considering plans to deploy, an open-source operating system,
according to an annual white paper released by Japan's Ministry of
Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC)..."