Chinese Government to Abandon Windows, Foreign Hardware on All Computers

China wants to replace software and hardware used on government computers with alternatives built locally, according to a recent report.

This effort includes giving up on Windows and other software solutions installed on machines operated by the Beijing government, but also replacing hardware used in these computers with components that are created by companies headquartered in China.

AFR writes that the Chinese Communist Party is pushing for this mass migration to locally-developed alternatives to complete in three years, and the first devices are projected to begin the transition next year.

About 30 percent of the devices used by the Chinese government are scheduled to give up on Windows and other foreign software and hardware in 2020, while another 50 percent is projected to do the same in 2021. Finally, the remaining 20 percent of the g… (read more)
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