Campaign: Effective Government

Save on software costs

Use open source software like Linux, Open Office, etc.

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Campaign: Effective Government

Switch State Computers to Cloud and Open Source Vendors

Switch from MS to Google Apps, which includes a full line of email, document, calendar, website, and (soon, hopefully) VOIP services. Even the threat of switching should be enough to negotiate better licensing terms with MS, and significantly reduce statewide fees. Look into moving state computers over to open source competitors to Windows and Office, like Linux and Open Office, instead of renewing costly licenses.

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