July 3, 2001
Ford looks to Open Source -- Microsoft gets worried
Author: JT Smith
The teaser on this article at Silicon.com asks: "Are the penguins coming home to roost for Bill?" It seems that the Ford Motor Company's European operation is planning to flush Microsoft from its desktops in favor of an Open Source model. Richard Thwaite, Ford Europe's head IT guy, told the reporter than an Open Source operating system was the goal for his 33,000 desktops.
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