ZDNet UK: Germans Linux Migration Not Taxing Decision
Jun 09, 2006, 19:00 (1 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"The tax authority in Lower Saxony, Germany is migrating 12,000
desktops to SuSE Linux and the open source KDE desktop.
"The project, which is moving the taxmen's PCs onto open
software, is 'one of the most important in the history of IT' at
the office, according to the regional tax office in Hanover. The
systems are moving from Solaris x86 version 8, which the
organisation has been running since 2002..."