AsiaBizTech: 2001 is the First Year of Linux Clients, IBM Japan Executive Says
Feb 09, 2001, 15:17 (0 Talkback[s])
"IBM Japan Ltd... will launch notebook PCs equipped with
Linux through a Linux distributor in March. "There is a need for
Linux on notebook PCs among users in universities and research
institutes. I will make 2001 the first year of Linux for clients,"
said Kazufu Hotta, managing director of IBM Japan."
"Turbolinux Japan KK, a major distributor of Linux, will be in
charge of selling Linux notebook PCs from March. The sales will be
arranged on the Web site of Turbolinux Japan on the "ThinkPad i
Series 1620," which is a B5-sized notebook PC from IBM."
"The PC is also loaded with the office suite for Linux,
"Applixware Office for Linux5.0" and test versions of various Linux
applications provided by IBM. About 600 new employees will join IBM
Japan in April 2001 to handle the product."
- AllLinuxDevicesPR: Lineo Ships Upgrade Flagship Japanese Embedix SDK
(Jan 30, 2001)
- IBM developerWorks Japan: Linux Zone - Linux resources in Japanese(Jan 13, 2001)
- AsiaBizTech: Oracle Japan, NEC to Provide High-Availability Linux Database Servers(Dec 13, 2000)
- LinuxPR: Wave Technologies, SAIR Linux Bring Comprehensive Linux Training to Japan(Dec 06, 2000)
- AsiaBizTech: IBM Japan Exhibits Watch-Type Linux Bluetooth Device in U.S.(Dec 06, 2000)
- LinuxPR: BSDi to Accelerate BSD Boom in Japan With $4 Million Investment From Japanese Investment Firm(Dec 05, 2000)
- Enterprise Linux Today: Leading ISP in Japan Deploys Turbolinux Cluster Server With 1.5 Terabyte Storage(Dec 05, 2000)
- AsiaBizTech.com: Linux Cluster System Business Moves into Prime Time in Japan(Dec 04, 2000)
- LinuxPR: Red Hat Market Share Grows in Japan
(Nov 30, 2000)
- LinuxWorld.com.au: IBM's S/390 is first Linux-powered mainframe in Japan(Nov 22, 2000)
- LinuxPR: BSDi Receives $5 Million Investment From Leading Japanese Internet Solution Provider(Nov 01, 2000)
- AsiaBizTech: IBM Japan to Install 15,000 Linux Servers in Lawson Stores(Oct 31, 2000)