LibreOffice Migrations

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This page lists Migrations to LibreOffice from another product. It can be used to gather information about all kinds of Migrations (large and small) so that we can showcase them on the main website and in our marketing materials.

Migration of the public sector

Country Organization name Start Finish Number of PCs Costs saved Resources Extra notes
France MIMO 2012 onwards 500,000+ Joinup MIMO is France’s inter-ministerial working group on free software, covering eg Health and Social Affairs and Foreign Affairs
Spain 2,000 schools in Andalusia (planned 6,000) 2012 220,000 Dailyflux ubuntu.com newer reports?
Italy Italian Ministry of Defence Oct 2015 2020 100,000+ €26-29m (licenses over 5 years) Joinup, newer Joinup Italo Vignoli has presented about this, eg at FOSDEM
Spain Region of Valencia 2012 2013 120,000 1.5m EUR per year (licenses) Joinup
France Gendarmerie 72,000 Joinup Part of a broader switch to Free Software (Ubuntu Linux)
Germany City of Munich 2003 2013 16,000 Joinup Part of a larger migration to Free Software (LiMux). Fake news appeared in 2014 that the Council would return to Windows + MS Office but it was officially denied later. [1]
Denmark Capital Region 2011 2012 25,000+ Joinup
Taiwan Ministry of Finance 2009 ongoing 24,000+
  • Almost 100% PCs have already installed LibreOffice (or OpenOffice).
  • Currently only about 6,200 PCs (about 16.8%) still have Microsoft Office installed.
  • The target in 2016 is to "eliminate" more Microsoft Office so that the installed MSO ratio will be lower than 10%.
  • The users in five National Taxation Bureaus in MoF: Taipei City, North area, Mid area, South area, Kaohsiung City have achieved the target of 100% files sent in ODF format.
France City of Toulouse 2012 2013 9,000+ 1m EUR Joinup That report is from 2014 - has the migration reached over 10,000 PCs now?
Lithuania Police Department 2016 8,000 1m EUR Lithuanian Police website
Denmark Central Region 2010 2015 8,000+ search DuckDuckGo
Italy Region of Umbria 2012 onwards 5,000 (planned) Joinup That report is from 2012 - do we have any newer data?
France City of Nantes 2013 2015 5,000 1.7m EUR Joinup Joinup Joinup LibreOffice Brno 2016 conference
Taiwan Yi-Lan County 2015 ongoing 9,000+ About 100 million NTD
Estonia schools and kindergarten of Tallinn September 2015 ongoing 4,000 "tens of thousands of EUR" Joinup
Spain City of Zaragoza 2007 ongoing 1,200 (planned 3,000) Joinup
France Rhône-Alpes 2,000 200,000 EUR Joinup
Italy Bari city 2015 1,700 Joinup Only 75% of workstations.
Italy ULSS5 Veneto Region 2013 onwards 1,500 Joinup The migration will be completed in 2016.
Spain City of Las Palmas 2012 onwards 1,200 400,000 EUR (est) Joinup
Spain autonomous region of Galicia 2012 1,000+ Joinup
Ireland Limerick city 2012 450 Joinup
USA Largo, Florida 2012 onwards 200[2] (planned 800+) Dailyflux, Dave Largo's Working Blog
Greece Kalamarià region 2013 170 85,000 EUR Joinup
Portugal Vieira do Minho 2012 147 Joinup
Greece Pylaia-Chortiatis 2009 91 70,000 Euro (est) Joinup
Denmark Gribskov Municipality 2009 Joinup
Vietnam VNPT 2016 In progress 15,000 15 ~ 30 billions Vietnam Dong (672,000 USD ~ 3,455,000 USD) ICTNews
Russia Vladimir region administration 2016 ongoing TACC The exact number of PC's is unknown. The decision was made to migrate 15% of all PC's to the end of 2016 year.
Italy Municipality of Novara 400
Italy Azienda Ospedaliera "Ordine Mauriziano di Torino" - Hospital in Turin 800

Migration of the private sector

Country Organization name Start Finish Number of PCs Costs saved Resources Extra notes
Russia Evraz Group 2014 2015 thousands CNews Migration to LibreOffice resulted from sanctions against Russia; the exact number of workstations is unknown; IT service staff is more than 2,000.
Russia Consortium "Кодекс" 2016 2017 unknown UniCongress, vimeo the exact number of workstations is unknown, but known that the head office has 470 workstations and in the end 2016 year 30% workstations migrated; in the 2017 year total number migrated workstations should be 70% including the whole enterprise.
Taiwan Coretronic Co. 2010 ongoing
  • Coorperated with OSSII, which provided OxOffice, a derived version of LibreOffice.
  • Using Hybrid solutions, i.e., keep about 10% Microsoft licenses by requests.
  • Besides office suites, they also migrate many other information systems like ERP with open source solutions.

Pending or potential Migrations (keep watching for news)

Further reading