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Linux Mainframe Use Grows

Jun 23, 2009, 22:32 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Siobhan Chapman)

"Independent research firm TheInfoPro questioned IT executives and managers from companies with at least $2 billion in annual revenue about their use of the Linux operating system on IBM mainframes."

"The CA-sponsored survey revealed that many use or are evaluating Linux integration: 93 percent of respondents projected that their use of IBM's Integrated Facility for Linux (IFL) speciality mainframe processor would increase or remain steady over the course of the next two years. Forty two percent projected their use of the IFL would grow between 21 to 40 percent, and 10 percent projected that it would grow more than 76 percent."

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