Major Deployments

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  • The Psychiatry in the County of Aarhus in Denmark with 2,200 users on 1,100 workstations.
  • City of Bergen, Norway
  • Region Brussels Capital, Belgium - both government and schools
  • City of Birmingham, UK
  • City of Berlin [1]
  • City of Prague: 60 MS Office desktops replaced by
  • Brazil’s post office installed 14,000 copies of on new computers in January 2005, and will replace Microsoft Office with on an additional 32,000 computers nationwide. Bloomberg
  • Banco do Brasil plans on completely replacing Microsoft's Office with Free Softwares by the end of this year. [2].
  • City of Bristol, UK: 5,000 desktops to StarOffice.
  • Since 2003, Extremadura, a region of Spain, has run 80,000 Linux PCs with and a collection of other FOSS applications. OS News
  • Gdańsk, Poland
  • City of Haarlem, The Netherlands: 2,000 desktops moved to from Microsoft Office 97 in 2004.
  • Sonneburgh foundation, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • City of Munich, Germany
  • City of Mannheim, Germany
  • City of Schwäbisch Hall, Germany
  • Paris administrations
  • French Gendarmerie: 80,000 desktop PCs, summer 2005.
  • The French tax agency (Direction Générale des Impôts): 80,000 desktop PCs by the end of 2006.
    • "The agency has calculated that switching its 80,000 desktops to Office XP (from MS Office 97) would cost around €29.5m, but switching to only €200,000. Although this cost is a one-off saving, Lapeyre points out that due to the need for regular upgrades it will effectively save this amount every five years."
    • Groklaw interview
  • French General Board of Customs
  • French Ministry of Interior
  • French Ministry of Equipment
  • City of Largo, Florida, USA
  • City of Vienna, Austria
  • Postal Service South Korea
  • Ministry of Defence in Singapore
    • "MINDEF has already installed the OpenOffice productivity suite on 5,000 desktop computers... We hope to deploy OpenOffice on 20,000 desktop computers by the end of March 2006."
  • Judicial Commission, New South Wales, Australia
  • The Municipality of Sarpsborg, Norway
  • Government of India is distributing millions of CDs with OOo in local languages
  • Macau Productivity and Technology Transfer (CPTTM), Macau
  • Other case studies of migration to FOSS in Europe [3]

Schools and Universities

Private Sector

Other Sectors or Tentative Deployments

Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs)

C.P.T.R.T Centro de Prevencion, Tratamiento y Rehabilitacion de las Victimas de Tortura y sus Familiares

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