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ZDNET UK: Insurance firm [Hill House Hammond] gets the Linux bug

Sep 21, 1999, 15:36 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Will Knight)

"Hill House goes open-source not out of altruism, but for cost savings."

"One of the UK's biggest insurance firms, Hill House Hammond, has joined the growing ranks of corporate Linux enthusiasts in what is thought to be the first ever live Linux installation within the financial sector."

"For once, however, the decision to move over to Linux does not appear to have been motivated purely by enthusiasm for the of open-source movement. According to IT director at Hill House Hammond, Nick Turner, cost efficiency as well as compatibility were also important considerations..."

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