Sofia Linux Bg Presentation 2009 09 26

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How & Why AUF run a proactive FLOSS policy.

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Sofia Linux Bg Presentation 2009 09 26

  1. 1. Linux-Bg Sofia – 26.09.2009 Why & How AUF runs a proactive FLOSS policy * * * Christophe Villemer Calin Dordia Agence universitaire de la Francophonie
  2. 2. Who are we ? <ul><li>Christophe Villemer
  3. 3. CIO
  4. 4. Calin Dordia
  5. 5. Regional IT officer </li></ul>
  6. 6. Agenda <ul><li>Introduction on AUF
  7. 7. FLOSS proactive policy
  8. 8. Results
  9. 9. Ways to achieve </li></ul>
  10. 10. French-speaking University Agency <ul><li>Biggest association of universities in the world (710 establishments in 81 countries)
  11. 11. Unique official Agency of Francophonie for higher education and research
  12. 12. Founded in 1961 in Montreal, Québec, Canada
  13. 13. Budget around 40 M euros </li></ul>
  14. 14. French-speaking University Agency AUF propose several cooperation programs and actions, design in particular to support research and higher education in French. AUF contribute in : <ul><li>Fostering cooperation and networking
  15. 15. Training the develpment player of the future
  16. 16. Supporting research & excellence
  17. 17. Sharing experience </li></ul>
  18. 18. Diversity as a reality <ul>Multicultural organization : <li>425 agents de plus de 40 nationalités
  19. 19. 64 facilities in 38 countries :
  20. 20. 2 HQ (Paris & Montréal)
  21. 21. 9 regional offices
  22. 22. 5 Institutes of higher education
  23. 23. 40 Cyber Campus </li></ul>
  24. 24. Free & sustainable IT policy <ul>WHY choosing FLOSS ? <li>We think FLOSS are better ;)
  25. 25. They support a way of sustainable development
  26. 26. They free the users from Majors
  27. 27. They are a way to develop a local economy with a new business model
  28. 28. WHY we choose FLOSS ? </li></ul>
  29. 29. Free & Sustainable IT policy <ul>apply to ourselves what we promote to other <li>Standardization IT
  30. 30. Maintain or reduce licences costs
  31. 31. Promote Open Format use & storage
  32. 32. Give modern & evolutive tools
  33. 33. Respect itellectual property
  34. 34. Efficiency of public investment </li></ul>
  35. 35. Some results... <ul><li>2000 GNU/Linux Ubuntu Pcs (98%)
  36. 36. 300 GNU/Linux Debian Servers (92%)
  37. 37. Mail & Co (Postfix, Exim, Dovecote, ClamAV, SpamAssassin, PostGrey, SpamHaus...)
  38. 38. Supervision (Nagios, Cacti...)
  39. 39. Web Apps (Python, Php)
  40. 40. Databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite)
  41. 41. VoIP (Asterisk)
  42. 42. IM (XMPP/Jabber) </li></ul>
  43. 43. Internal migration process <ul>In 2008, 62% on Linux Aim for 2009 : 80% on the way </ul>
  44. 44. Standardization <ul><li>Linux more than doubled since 2004
  45. 45. Windows decrease from 2/3 since 2004
  46. 46. Only 1 OS Ubuntu
  47. 47. 98% of publics computers run on Linux </li></ul>
  48. 48. Ways to achieve <ul><li>Follow a roadmap (*)
  49. 49. Develop strong internal skills
  50. 50. Work with the communities
  51. 51. Adopt a collaborative way of management : </li><ul><li>Stick to FLOSS philosophy </li></ul></ul>
  52. 52. Ways to achieve <ul><li>Running projects step by step, one by one
  53. 53. Always challenging proprietary software
  54. 54. Build a coherent and manageable IT env.
  55. 55. Always choose the best tool for your need : </li><ul><li>Check community around
  56. 56. Check roadmap
  57. 57. Check developper's recactiviy
  58. 58. Check usability (manageability) </li></ul></ul>
  59. 59. Thanks for your attention ! http://wiki.auf.org [email_address] [email_address] http://www.villemer.org [email_address]

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