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IBM, Red Hat and Canonical Gang Up Against Microsoft Office

Jan 27, 2009, 17:03 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to The VAR Guy for this link. ]

"But the efforts don't end there. IBM and Canonical in December 2008 announced a partnership that virtualizes Ubuntu desktops on centralized IBM servers. The net result: Customers can more easily manage centralized systems, even as users remotely access virtualization Linux desktops.

"Not to be forgotten, IBM has indeed shipped Symphony on Mac OS X -- so IBM has a free, cross-platform software suite and intends to surround and conquer Microsoft Office, even if it takes decade to do so."

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