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DWP Confirms 1,000 Open Source Desktops Pilot

eWeek Europe - Microsoft beware: a major UK government department is to trial open source desktops

The Department for Work and Pensions has confirmed that it is to pilot a scheme where it will trial 1,000 open source desktops.

News of the scheme was revealed by Mike Truran, customer delivery director at DWP, speaking at the Datacenter Dynamics Convergence conference. “If the pilot works we will take it forward,” Truran reportedly said.