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ATM Operators Eye Linux as Alternative to Windows XP

Some financial services companies are looking to migrate their ATM fleets from Windows to Linux in a bid to have better control over hardware and software upgrade cycles.

Pushing them in that direction apparently is Microsoft's decision to end support for Windows XP on April 8, said David Tente, executive director, USA, of the ATM Industry Association (ATMIA).

Read more at ComputerWorld

 

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  • Ricardo Said:

    Here in Brazil we have 5 big banks and 2 of them (Banco do Brasil and Caixa Economica Federal) use 100% Linux on their ATM. So hardware support is not a problem.


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