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PC Week: IBM plans major expansion of Linux efforts

Jan 10, 2000, 18:38 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Lisa DiCarlo)

"IBM is refocusing its corporatewide Internet software efforts around Linux, a move it hopes will legitimize the open-source movement for large corporations while reviving its own flagging enterprise server business...."

"IBM will "Linux-enable" all of its hardware platforms as well as port applications and middleware to Linux. In addition, it will work closely with the open-source community to develop and promote standards and make certain of its technologies available as open source."

"The Linux group will be staffed with hundreds of workers and have labs in Texas, New York, New Jersey and India (which Palmisano characterized as "a hotbed of Linux talent")."

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