Red Hat sues Switzerland over contract given to Microsoft

Linux vendor Red Hat, and 17 others, have protested a Swiss government contract given to Microsoft without any public bidding. The Red Hat group has asked a Swiss federal court to overturn a three-year contract issued to Microsoft by the Swiss Federal Bureau for Building and Logistics, to provide Windows desktops and applications, with support […]

Linux vendor Red Hat, and 17 others, have protested a Swiss government contract given to Microsoft without any public bidding. The Red Hat group has asked a Swiss federal court to overturn a three-year contract issued to Microsoft by the Swiss Federal Bureau for Building and Logistics, to provide Windows desktops and applications, with support and maintenance, for 14 million Swiss Franc (£8 million) each year.

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