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InfoWorld: IBM pledges broad Linux support across products

“IBM put some meat on its Linux plans Tuesday when it announced
alliances with four major Linux distributors, as well as a
timetable for delivering a host of hardware, software, and
middleware products for the open source operating system.”

“The company joins Oracle, Corel, Intel, Computer Associates,
and several other vendors at LinuxWorld here this week who said
they are stepping up their Linux plans.”

“In the second quarter of this year IBM plans to release in the
United States two Linux-based WebSphere application servers,
designed to handle tasks ranging from Web publishing to complex
Java-based transactional processing, IBM said at a press conference
here.”


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