Linux, not the cloud, will save schools
Sep 21, 2009, 18:06 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Spencer)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to e5rebel for this link.
"We know Gordon's Education Secretary Mr Balls has a
long-term Orwellian fantasy whereby ICT is delivered to all schools
from a centralised, Cloud-based app-store run by the Cabinet
"Such desire for total control probably exceeds even my jaded
imagination but with luck he will run out of money and time to
realise such a nightmarish vision. Even if you have no qualms about
'Big-State' control you can bet that there would be only a very few
chosen vendors allowed to provide state ICT (Capita, Serco, RM,
Microsoft would be about right). Down with the Cloud, I say."