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Saying it out loud: IBM is moving to Firefox as its default browser

Jul 02, 2010, 06:05 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bob Sutor)

"We're officially adding a new piece of software to the list of default common applications we expect employees to use, and that's the Mozilla Firefox browser.

"Firefox has been around for years, of course. Today we already have thousands of employees using it on Linux, Mac, and Windows laptops and desktops, but we're going to be adding thousands more users to the rolls.

"Some of us started using it because it was new and fast and cool. I tried it for those reasons, but I still use it for the following ones:

* Firefox is stunningly standards compliant, and interoperability via open standards is key to IBM's strategy.

* Firefox is open source and its development schedule is managed by a development community not beholden to one commercial entity."

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