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Crappy economy = great time for open source in schools
Not only is it budget time for me right now as we put together our FY10 plans, but it's also time to figure out how we're going to make it through the rest of FY09. Since so many people have lost jobs and/or homes recently, the state and town just aren't getting the tax revenues for which they've budgeted, meaning that we've been asked to find ways to cut as much as 10% from this year's budget.
NComputing announces new Microsoft partnership
I've featured NComputing a few times in this blog, largely focusing on their solutions that turn a single workstation into as many as 10 workstations using thin client technologies. In particular, I wrote about NComputing's successful bid (beating out Intel and OLPC) to provide thin-client computers to as many as 1.