It is great to hear that the Tamil Nadu state’s IT department is going to use BOSS. It is great to hear about Government organizations adopting open source. And it is a double joy to hear that Indian Government organizations are adopting Indianized Linux.
This is the first of the news that corporates are warming up to the benefits of Linux. Elcot, Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu, has migrated to Linux (via E@zyVG). It is heartening to read that it was triggered by an enthusiastic management personnel. [Continue]
The Tamil Nadu (a state in India) Government is almost ready to lock Microsoft out in favor of open source software. Earlier Microsoft had been ousted from the academias of Kerala state. Though it is only two states currently, this can build into a momentum in favor of open source. [Continue]