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Linux Desktop Education Deployments Planned in 29 States

Nov 08, 2008, 01:32 (2 Talkback[s])

"Originally launched in September, "Free the Penguins" provides customers with a low-cost, high-performance alternative to stand-alone Windows desktops and thin clients for computer labs, classrooms and libraries.

"Omni, Userful and Novell have agreed to extend this initiative until the end of 2008 in response to extremely strong uptake from schools in the U.S., Canada, Australia, South America, Europe and Africa. Tough economic conditions have led more universities, colleges and K-12 school districts to consider the hardware, maintenance, space and electricity savings of Multi-station SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktops."

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