"IBM's S/390 is gaining ground with e-commerce customers, and
Big Blue credits Linux with helping to breathe new life into the
"To date, there have been 1,100 downloads from IBM's
DeveloperWorks Web site of IBM's mainframe Linux variant."
"And customers say the combination of the mainframe operating
system's legacy transaction capabilities, combined with Linux's
hosting strengths, makes for a powerful commerce platform...."
"Customers playing with it (Linux for S/390) are finding
interest in running multiple instances of Linux on a single
server," said Rich Lechner, vice president of e-business for
IBM's Enterprise Systems Group."
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