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City of Chicago goes Linux; Saves 85%

David Harrison and the folks Digging this article alert us to this news from Chicago:

“City of Chicago Realizes Cost Savings and Performance Gains on Red Hat Enterprise Linux ( Chicago selects Red Hat to help improve services provided to citizens while reducing infrastructure costs by more than 85 percent )”

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  1. Thanks for highlighting that savings Paul. In light of Sally, Mark and Laurin’s recent call for reworking our approach to tech in town, we need to get started sooner than later…

    BTW, I (and others, Brian, Terri, etc.) have been pushing for something like this for 3+ years – think of the $$$ we could’ve redirected to social services, further tech investments, etc. The thought of the lost opportunities curdles my cream…

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