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IT Week: Bergen Postpones Desktop Linux Migration

Sep 01, 2006, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Murray)

"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..."

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