Egat Turns to Open Source to Cut Costs
Aug 28, 2007, 18:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) has
successfully bundled Open Office to run on 7,000 desktop PCs and
reduced the cost of IT investment by around Bt40 million
[US$1,221,000/€894,000] a year.
"Pisit Inkasuwan, director of the IT planning division at Egat,
said the state enterprise had a policy to adopt open-source
software in the organisation to reduce the cost of ICT management
and ICT systems..."