Today, Dinesh pointed us out to the fact that MAMPU/OSCC saves RM40 million with open
source. That’s about USD$12 million dollars!
I quote, from the report:
Savings on licensing fee alone by adopting OpenOffice.org have
already exceeded RM12 million, which is based on the total
installed seats of 12,760 at public sector agencies.
Also, from the same report:
The top three applications being considered by most Public Sector
1. OpenOffice.org – Office Suite
2. Firefox – Web Browser
3. MySQL – Database using Open Source Technology
That is impressive. OpenOffice.org and MySQL both come from Sun
Microsystems Inc. Of course I’ve known this for a long time
coming, but seeing it in B&W (ok, a colour report!) is of
course, most useful. Go …[Read more]