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BusinessWeek: IBM's Solid Stake on the Desktop

Nov 30, 2004, 17:00 (4 Talkback[s])

"On Nov. 23, IBM announced that 125 independent software makers have adapted their products to work with Workplace, and so far this year, corporations have bought pieces of the software for approximately 1.4 million employees...

"IBM's new foothold on the desktop comes at a time when early-adopter corporations are considering shifting from Windows to the open-source Linux operating system to reduce costs and avoid being locked in to Microsoft products. Approximately one-third of the people using Workplace have Linux computers..."

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