October 2, 2002

Microsoft boss to reconnect with Telstra

"Telstra has said it will consider using the free open-source software Linux, which is gaining popularity." So, "Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer will fly to Sydney next month in a bid to shore up the software giant's relationship with Telstra, its biggest local customer.
The world's biggest software company stands to lose hundreds of millions of dollars in licence fees as Telstra proceeds with a comprehensive review of its information technology systems."

Link: News.com.au


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