Network Magazine India: LIC Opts for Linux
Jul 23, 2006, 20:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"BFSI has long been among the biggest spenders on IT. Now it's
the turn of India's leading insurer, Life Insurance Corporation of
India, to join in by upgrading its IT infrastructure. To do this it
plans to move to a complete Linux base not only at the server level
but also at the desktop.
"Interestingly, all of LIC's software has been developed
in-house at the Software Development Centre (SDC), starting from
its back-end processing systems in the 1970s. In the '90s, LIC felt
the need to develop a front-end package, which it named Front End
Application Package (FEAP)..."