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Squyres knew he had to find a system that was “as transparent as possible so that people could focus on their jobs, not the technology supporting them.” So he looked at software that had minimal impact on users while delivering sound IT practices, such as having “My Documents” automatically stored on a server.

In his evaluations, Squyres found Microsoft products too expensive. He’d examined those options because the church has a Microsoft-workstation environment.

“We found that PDC licenses cost in the tens of thousands of dollars per year,” Squyres said. “This was untenable for a small church.”

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Squyres knew he had to find a system that was “as transparent as possible so that people could focus on their jobs, not the technology supporting them.” So he looked at software that had minimal impact on users while delivering sound IT practices, such as having “My Documents” automatically stored on a server.

In his evaluations, Squyres found Microsoft products too expensive. He’d examined those options because the church has a Microsoft-workstation environment.

“We found that PDC licenses cost in the tens of thousands of dollars per year,” Squyres said. “This was untenable for a small church.”

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