__/ [Edwin] on Tuesday 10 January 2006 18:43 \__
> Jafar As-Sadiq Calley wrote:
>> Eau de Paris (Paris water company) has officially dumped MS Office and has
>> rolled out OpenOffice 2.0 as a replacement on 500+ desktops across the
>> company. They have already replaced much of the backend servers with Linux
>> and plan to replace Windows on the desktops in the near future.
>> According to a spokesperson (My Wife hehe) most users are having an easy
>> transition to the new system and productivity has not suffered one bit.
>> My Wife has used OO a lot at home so she can help others get used to the
>> new Office Software and later will be able to help them out on their Linux
>> Au Revoir Mr Gates.
The three-month study will review the 17,000 PCs use
by the French capital's
administration, including 400 servers and 600 applications,
and was awarded to Unilog as a direct result of the Munich
study, Unilog said. In May of last year Munich decided to
equip 14,000 workstations with SuSE Linux-based
systems, a move seen as a significant win for the
Excellent news. That'll give OpenOffice developers a great motivational boost
before that cat-and-mouse catch-up game leaves Microsoft Office slightly