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CNN/IDG: IBM throws Linux lovefest

“IBM said last week it would be pushing harder than ever to
promote upstart operating system Linux.”

“To that end, the company will build a Linux development group
that will make existing IBM technology available to Linux customers
and developers. Without going into specifics, Irving
Wladawsky-Berger, the newly appointed vice president of technology
and strategy at IBM’s Enterprise Server Group, says Linux will get
a boost in clustering, scalability and manageability, all courtesy
of IBM’s software stable.”

IBM will work with the Linux community to “build a more
robust version of Linux by open-sourcing select IBM technologies
and integrating them into Linux
,” Wladawsky-Berger says.”


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