"BMC Software Inc., the leading provider of e-business systems
management, today announced its first management solution for Linux
on S/390 and a pilot program to complement IBM's Linux for OS/390
pilot program. Both offers are aimed at helping companies make the
decision to move their applications to Linux on S/390...."
"Via a PATROL Agent and Knowledge Module(KM) for Linux on the
S/390 platform, customers will have a full-functioning management
solution that will allow them to evaluate the Linux environment.
This solution will be available for an extended period of time
without a license fee, so users can consider systems management in
their decision to move applications to Linux for S/390. After
the trial period, BMC Software customers will be able to purchase
this full-functioning solution as they move their applications from
a test environment to production."