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E-Commerce Times: Caldera and IBM Announce Agreement to Push Linux

Jun 29, 1999, 16:29 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew W. Beale)

"Caldera Systems, Inc. and IBM have announced a joint development, marketing and support agreement to promote the Linux operating system (OS).

As disclosed by the terms of the agreement, the two companies will recruit independent software vendors (ISVs), systems integrators and value-added resellers (VARs) to sell IBM and Caldera OpenLinux solutions. In addition, Caldera will provide Big Blue with educational materials and dedicated Linux development and technical support services."

"Caldera will provide assistance by way of dedicated developers to help IBM port and test software to OpenLinux, including the DB2 Universal Database, Lotus Domino, SecureWay and WebSphere... will also provide 24x7 technical support to assist IBM's open-source customers."

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