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IT-Director: UK Government Chooses Linux

Oct 20, 1999, 16:39 (8 Talkback[s])
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"When the time came to replace the ageing Sun Solaris machines that the British Government employed to run its web sites, the CCTA (Central Computer and Telecommunications Agency) the agency that advises UK Government departments on the use of technology, and which also runs the web sites, chose Linux..."

"In actual fact NetCraft picked up the fact that the British Royal Family are now Linux users, but this does not imply partiality by Her Royal Highness to the open source movement. The CCTA actually switched all UK Government web sites over to Linux following internal tests..."

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