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Re: Free Software Migration Pays Off for Kerala

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____/ JeffM on Wednesday 05 Oct 2011 22:13 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>The Kerala State Electricity Board Saves a Whopping Rs 8 Crore, Using FOSS
>>
> I had to look it up.
> crore == 10^7
> Rs 80,000,000 == 1,770,000 USD
> 
> |over 4,000 employees of KSEB access these databases on a daily basis
> |
> Impressive cost-cutting for a rather modest user base.

Microsoft did try to step in on numerous occasions ans derail these migrations.
Oracle too (IIRC) was in some way involved.
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