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iTWeb: Standard Bank 'Still Backs Open Source'

Jul 25, 2005, 16:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Iain Scott)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"Standard Bank says a more than R100 million [US$15.1/€12.5 million] licensing agreement with Microsoft does not mean the bank no longer supports open source.

"Yesterday the bank announced it had signed a licensing agreement with Microsoft SA for the upgrade of its 42 000 platforms over the next three-and-a-half years, with Dimension Data being appointed large account reseller to assist with the licensing and administration of Microsoft products at Standard Bank..."

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