Estimated to have already saved the force 50 Million Euros, the migration is due to be completed on all 90,000 workstations by 2015.
Of the move, Lt. Col. Guimard had this comment
Moving from Microsoft XP to Vista would not have brought us many advantages and Microsoft said it would require training of users," said Lt. Col. Guimard. "Moving from XP to Ubuntu, however, proved very easy. The two biggest differences are the icons and the games. Games are not our priority.