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

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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