Stuff.nz: Inland Revenue Trials Linux
Oct 24, 2005, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Inland Revenue is trialling Linux on a handful of its 7000
personal computers and expects to decide next year whether to
become the first government department to take a big punt on open
source desktop software.
"The department has signed an umbrella contract with Novell that
sets out the terms and conditions on which it can buy the SuSE
distribution of Linux as well as a range of proprietary Novell
software products. These include NetWare and ZenWorks, which it
uses to handle email and project management..."