Brazil has purchased more than 350 000 Linux-computers for schools

Brazilian authorities to buy more 350 000 computers running the Linux operating system for subsequent delivery to local schools. Brazilian supplier of computers Userful under the terms of the agreement put the 356 800 computers, most of which - the so-called thin clients.

Company Userful has developed a specialized information technology ThinNetworks which is based on the actual operating system Linux (including Ubuntu Linux), Xen virtualization technology and thin clients. As a result, from a “full” PC can work for 10-15 thin clients.

In Userful say that their development is particularly well suited for education, as well as the proposed solution is very economical. Thin clients are compact computers with a minimum set of hardware accessories.

Today ThinNetworks support 10 different Linux-distributions.

18 February 2009 | , agreement, computer, condition, customer, most, oc, power, school

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