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Posted: 27 Apr 2005
 

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Another large entity has made the switch to open source. The South African Revenue Service has decided to switch is systems from their current operating system to Novell's SUSE Linux-based platforms. The open source movement is gaining strength. With Novell's SUSE Linux powering several of their operating systems, more is sure to follow.

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"SARS has awarded the server platform portion of its tender to Novell/SUSE Linux, which will run on Dell hardware in terms of a pre-existing hardware supply contract. The support and maintenance part of the tender has yet to be awarded, says SARS CIO, Ken Jarvis, but this will go to a local Novell partner."

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