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Total Cost of Ownership comparison between Linux and Windows. ZDNet Australia.
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Linux is being tested by police forces around the world in preparation for large scale rollouts. ZDNet UK.
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World governments back Linux Development. ZDNet UK.
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The latest open-source KDE desktop software was partially funded by the German government. ZDNet UK.
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The Linux Uprising.
Backed by technology titans such as Intel, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, and Dell, Linux is just now going mainstream. Business Week Online.
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Lighter Networks offers a full spectrum of services from supporting your existing infrastructure right through to designing and implementing a new system tailored to your exact needs.

We are happy to work with your internal IT support personal or can provide a full end-to-end service.

Our standard offerings include:

System Design and Rollout: We can design and implement a system tailored to your businesses needs, even integrating your existing systems if need be.

Existing system modification: If for business or financial reasons you don't want to move away from your existing infrastructure we can modify your existing system to meet the requirements of your growing or changing business.

Hourly or fixed rate (per pc) support and maintenance: If you don't need your system redesigned but just need a computer fixed we are happy to assist with support and maintenance.

Server support, remote monitoring and web hosting: Small businesses usually don't have the facilities to manage their own servers and web presence. To help facilitate this Lighter Networks offers a full range of server support solutions.

All our systems are provided with detailed documentation and utilise commonly available software so you are not always dependent on us for your on going support.

June News

The Carr government under newly-installed IT Minister John Della Bosca is conducting a review of its policies toward open source software.
by The Australian

Legally-mandated open source software is a step closer in South Australia, with a private members Bill that requires government departments to use it "where practicable" likely to pass the upper house.
by The Australian

May News

Linux heats up the enterprise apps space - Linux application support is growing at over 65% a year, more than twice that of windows application growth.
by The Register

Munich will dump 14,000 PCs running Windows and install Linux instead in what is one of the biggest moves away from Microsoft to date.
by The Register