TITLE

Surveyors institution drops hosted Linux for in-house Windows to run website

PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Computer Weekly;3/22/2005, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs that the Royal institution of Chartered Surveyors, Great Britain, has revamped its website to provide customized content to members, bringing a previously hosted Linux site onto in-house Windows servers. Richard Carlson, head of business systems at the institution, said the decision to move the servers back in-house was a difficult one. But it worked out cheaper to install a new network link for the site and run the servers internally. Carlson added that as bandwidth prices come down in price running the website in-house becomes more attractive. The site is built using Microsoft Internet Information Server 6.0 running on Windows 2003, Microsoft Commerce Server 2002 and Biztalk.
ACCESSION #
16602763

 

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