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Re: [News] Canonical Says Ubuntu GNU/Linux Deployed on 220,000 Desktops in Andalusia Schools

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____/ Megabyte on Saturday 12 Jun 2010 17:49 : \____

> On 10-06-11 11:09 AM, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> Andalusia deploys 220,000 Ubuntu desktops in schools throughout the region
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>> | The Andalusian Regional Government, Spain,
>> | wanted to improve access to IT in schools
>> | throughout the region. It asked IT services
>> | company infrastructure to connect 2,000
>> | schools in Andalusia. Isotrol implemented
>> | 220,000 Ubuntu-based workstations in more
>> | than 2,000 schools throughout the region.
>> | Now, technology plays an integral role in
>> | delivering a more dynamic learning
>> | experience in schools across Andalusia.
>> | Teachers and students can share information
>> | quickly and easily, while each school
>> | receives dedicated support from a
>> | centralised support service.
>> `----
>> http://www.ubuntu.com/products/casestudies/Andalusia-deploys-220000-Ubuntu-desktops-in-schools-throughout-the-region
> Stories like this support the theory that Linux is making progress in
> terms of market share on the desktop which is good news.  It would be
> interesting to know what the students using those 220,000 Ubuntu
> desktops go on to run on their own computers.

The regions in Spain which use Linux are usually poor (same in Brazil), so I 
reckon many of the children don't have a computer at home.

> Keep posting success stories like this Roy, they advocate far better for
> Linux than MS or Apple related news and posts.

I don't post much about Microsoft and Apple. I usually post about them when it
relates to Linux, e.g. Apple suing HTC/Android.

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