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Investor's Business Daily: IBM Hopes Linux Is The Key To E-Business, Server Doors

Jan 29, 2000, 17:34 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Vicepresident, technology and strategy for IBM's EnterpriseSystems Group54 years oldM.S. and Ph.D., physics, University of Chicago. IBM Corp. recently aligned with one of the more popular technologies of the last two years when it said it would incorporate the Linux operating system in all of its new servers...."

"IBD: How would you compare IBM's support for Linux and open standards vs. your rivals'?"

"Wladawsky-Berger: There definitely have been a number of companies that began as pure Linux companies - Red Hat, TurboLinux, Caldera. We work closely with all of them. We think we are the first major computer maker to make a big, bold play to embrace Linux and open source as part of our overall strategy."

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