Ditching Microsoft can save millions

August 18, 2007

The association analysed costs at 33 schools which use paid-for software, and compared them with 15 which have pioneered the use of free programs, known as open source, and the pared-down hardware to run them. Average costs, including software, hardware and support costs, were 24 per cent less per computer in secondaries using open source.

Source: Digg.com – Posted by: whitetrash

Link to Story: http://www.tes.co.uk/2094985

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