DHS Secretary Ridge Gives the Go Ahead to Linux. 24 Aug 2004: “Like many government contractors, the provider of ERN (Emergency Response Network) Systems maintains a low profile. When you ask the CEO, Jo Balderas, for references she politely says, “the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of Public Safety and the Department of Homeland Security”. That's quite an impressive list, and it represents only a few of the company's clients. When you ask for a technology snapshot Jo says, “currently we use an enterprise open-source software stack k [RootPrompt — Nothing but Unix]
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