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Open source improves Vilnius public services

The largest city and capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, is gradually extending the use of Open Source technologies in the public administration. This past July, this city presented its new web based on...
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Managing files on Chromebooks with UDS Enterprise

The VDI & vApp connection broker UDS Enterprise allows to access virtual desktops and applications from Chromebook devices through its HTML5 connector. This type of connection allows to perfor...
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VDI & vApp on Chromebooks with UDS Enterprise

The UDS Enterprise connection broker brings the advantages of desktop and application virtualization to Chromebooks, low-cost computers that are currently booming in sectors such as education and p...
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Denmark relies on OpenStack for private cloud

Denmark’s Agency for Governmental IT Services (Statens It) uses the Open Source cloud platform OpenStack to make its private cloud environment available to all state agencies. Thanks to this new in...
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Montreal public administration migrates to Free Software

The public administration of the city of Montreal (Canada) has announced its intention to abandon the use of proprietary software in favor of Free Software. A change that is motivated by the benefi...
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France will use an Open Source instant messenger app

The Government of France has announced that during this summer all the departments of this public administration will start using their own Open Source instant messenger service instead of the popu...
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VDI to protect critical data according to EU

In May of this year 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will enter into force, which will be mandatory in all countries of the European Union. This new regulation will affect all co...
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The Russian Ministry of Defense moves to Linux

Russia is another country that has decided to stop using proprietary software and enjoy the advantages of free software. The IT staff of the Russian Ministry of Defense will remove Windows from all...
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The City Council of A Coruña moves to Free Software

The Association of Galician Free Software Companies (AGASOL in Spanish) is carrying out a migration to Free Software for the City of A Coruña. This is the first step to evaluate and plan the migrat...
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The Pentagon will move to Open Source in 2018

Far from the military actions themselves, the United States Pentagon is one of the places in the world where much of the work, such as reporting, briefings, data management and management tasks, ar...
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SIMO EDUCATION: ICT teaching innovation

SIMO EDUCATION 2017 brought together the professional community of teaching at IFEMA (Madrid) from 25th to 27th of last October. The fair received the visit of 9,442 professionals, 15% more than in...
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Public money? Public Code!

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) has launched an initiative to try to convince European governments that any software paid with citizens' tax money should always be published as Free Software and...
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City Hall saves € 25,000 with free software

The use of free software is increasingly being spread among public institutions due to the significant savings it entails. A recent example is the Puçol town hall in Valencia, which has just establ...
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Rome considers migrating apps to Open Source

The city of Rome, the fourth-largest city in the European Union, will increase its use of free and open source software, it decided in October. All new software solutions will be based on open sour...
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Italian military moves to Open Source

The italian military is going to be the european administration to make the largest transition to Open Source software. During the next four years, more than 100.000 PCs will migrate to LibreOffice...
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United States embraces Open Source software

United States keeps on moving towards Open Source. Delivering on the commitment made in the Second Open Government National Action Plan, Government has announced a draft Federal Source code policy ...
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US federal agencies rely on VDI

The US Government's IT pros rely on desktop virtualization to provide the end users with the appropiate tools for their work while guaranteeing security. These IT pros have usually to deal with to...
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Open Source VDI: Efficiency in Government

XXII asLAN.2015 Conference is being held today and tomorrow in Madrid, an event focused on the new digital infrastructures available to businesses and Governments to optimize deployment, mobility a...
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Open Source makes its way into Government

Government institutions and organizations are increasingly aware of the benefits involved in the use of Open Source solutions. Migration of servers and desktop systems to free models are usual acti...
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