China's largest bank switches to Linux
Source: IT Week - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Security The Industrial Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) has decided to switch its servers to the Linux operating system after signing an agreement with Turbolinux. The deal marks the largest Linux deployment in China; ICBC has $640bn in total assets and over 20,000 branch offices across the country. Claude Zhou, general manager for Turbolinux China, said that stability, security and flexibility were key factors in the bank's choice.

The open source operating system will be deployed across the bank's offices over the next three years.

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