IT Week: Bergen Postpones Desktop Linux Migration
Sep 01, 2006, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Bergen City Council in Norway has hit back at reports that it
has abandoned its flagship Linux migration project, branding them
'exaggerated' and insisting it has completed plans to move many of
its servers over to Linux. However, the council did admit that it
was postponing plans to migrate 12,000 desktops to Linux claiming
it had other investment priorities.
"Reports in Computerworld Norway, subsequently picked up by at
least one blogger, had claimed Bergen had halted the migration from
HP/UX servers and Microsoft Windows desktops over to Novell's SuSE
Linux platform, citing training issues and fears that an
exaggerated faith in Linux was damaging some functions..."