Flinders University gives open source the boot
Nov 18, 2009, 06:04 (2 Talkback[s])
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"The Adelaide-based university signed the deal after a 12-month
trial of the internally developed open source platform, Google and
other hosted email systems.
"The university's infrastructure manager, Dean Gawler, said
Live@edu will give IT staff greater flexibility to concentrate on
internal student management systems.
""We were looking to maximise how we used our internal resources
and infrastructure, and we thought if people are out there who can
provide email services just as effectively than we can, we'd be
crazy to not consider those," he said."