InfoWorld: IBM makes [AFS] file system open sourceAug 30, 2000, 20:52 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ed Scannell)
"IBM furthered its commitment to the open-source movement Wednesday, announcing it will contribute its AFS Enterprise File System as well as supporting programming talent, to the open-source community."
"The technology contribution should give open-source software, most notably Linux, another boost of credibility among corporate shop considering implementing enterprise-level applications and integrated solutions."
"According to IBM officials the availability of the file system gives open-source users "a field-proven remote file system" for applications that need higher scalability."