CMP Net: HP, SAP Beef Up Linux Support

“Linux continues to gain momentum and credibility as it receives
increasing support from dominant industry vendors. Hewlett-Packard
and SAP on Monday each touted individual efforts to increase
offerings on the platform, starting off what promises to be a big
week for Linux-related announcements.”

“Beefing up its efforts to speed the adoption of Linux in the
enterprise and in the Internet software-development arena, HP
outlined a new organization designated to develop tools and
technologies for applications deployed on Linux, Windows NT, or
HP-UX systems. The Open Source Solutions Operation will be a
subdivision of HP’s Internet and applications systems unit.”