[ILUG] Open source software in Irish hospitals?
tiger98 at iol.ie
Wed Apr 21 19:36:53 IST 2004
Beaumont is presently running Staroffice7 on NT4
and are testing FC1 for all of its desktops
On Wed, 2004-04-21 at 17:01, Conor Lennon wrote:
> There's an article on The Register about whether SCO is impacting on the take-up of linux at
> The last paragraph in the article is:
> 'Tony Kenny is IT manager at Beaumont Hospital Dublin, where
> he has overseen a major shift, with major savings, to open
> source software. He said it had a big impact on his IT
> department when they realised applications they had
> developed would be taken up by other hospitals. He
> said: "Giving out applications meant my IT department
> realised other people would see their mistakes - that
> changed things."'
> Anyone know anything about the use of open-source software
> in Irish hospitals?
Philip Creevy <tiger98 at iol.ie>
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