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Computerworld NZ: Linux Gets Big in Christchurch

May 29, 2002, 01:00 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrea Malcolm)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"Christchurch is becoming something of a Linux hot bed.

"Tait Electronics infrastructure manager Barry Ireland thinks the firm may have one of the biggest Linux installations in the country, running 500 Windows users over about 400 active Samba sessions on a Linux Red Hat server. MasterTrade, meanwhile, another Christchurch company, is running Linux on 300 desktops.

"Tait, which has around 650 staff at its Christchurch base and 800 internationally, moved its file and print, storage and networking services from Sun Solaris to Red Hat running on Intel servers built by Christchurch's Cyclone Computers..."

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